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Re: TPM II antenna working with AO-40



Hello Pedro,

Thursday, October 30, 2003, 1:12:30 PM, you wrote:

> This morning I worked lots of stations testing my portable setup for AO-40:

I was one of those, unfortunately we were interupted at MA 174 by the K
band window. Later I did not hear you any more.

> Downlink: Kenwood TH-F7 (European TH-F6) + 60 cm offset dish with patch feed
> and DB6NT converter
> Uplink: Yaesu FT-817 with 40W PA + Texas Potato Masher II antenna (UHF
> version)

> The TPM II antenna is extremely compact for portable operations and it seems
> to work fine uplinking the AO-40.The bird was 40.000 Km from me.

I can confirm, your signal was excellent!

> You can see this antenna in the K5OE site (Thanks Jerry for this nice
> antenna!):

> http://members.aol.com/k5oejerry/tpm2.htm

73,
 Reinhard
 DJ1KM                            

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