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Re: Patch logistics



More TX power?  :-)

At 18:14 2003-06-25, Karl Sandstrom wrote:
>I see that a number of folks here have built or purchased a patch antenna of
>one flavor or another.  I too have built a W0LMD dual band patch for mode
>L/S.  Surely most of you have insects as we do here is Louisiana.  A number
>of these "creepy crawlers" love to built between the closely spaced plates
>of a patch.  Spiders and wasps, most notably.  I'm sure that this would
>affect the tuning and circularity of the patch.
>
>Is anyone doing anything to prevent these critters from setting up house in
>their patch?  If so, what are you doing and how is it working.
>
>Karl R. Sandstrom, K5MAN
>AMSAT Area Coordinator
>Greenwell Springs, Louisiana
>k5man@arrl.net / k5man@amsat.org
>
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Scott Townley NX7U
Gilbert, AZ  DM43di
http://members.cox.net/nx7u

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