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AO-40 S-Band antenna beamwidth ????




	Can anyone tell me what the antenna beamwidth of the AO-4-0
S-Band downlink is ?? I am getting partial telemetry download at a
squint of 55 degrees right now with my newly constructed S-band patch
and a 36 inch dish and wondering if that's about right or not.

K7XQ   Jeff   Atwater, CA.
Grid: CM97qi
EME, Satellites, Meteor Scatter
JT-44, FSK441 ( WSJT ) , CW

144 MHz: 4 X 2MPX20's H/V 19 dBd 800 Watts single 3CX800A7
Initials: 61

432 MHz: 3.1 meter dish 20 dBd 800 Watts 2 X 4CX400A7
Initials: 5

1296 MHz: 3.1 meter dish 28.5 dBd 150 Watts 2 X 2C39 water-cooled ( soon
400 Watts single GS15B  )
Minimum dish elevation of 20 degrees 
Initials: 22

10348 MHz: 3.1 meter dish
Project for 2004 !
Initials: 0


K7XQ Homepage: http://www.elite.net/~k7xq/k7xq.html

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