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2.4 GHz antenna homebrew designs



Here are some interesting sites.

http://www3.sympatico.ca/b.zauhar
     select: 2.4 GHz helix

http://www.g6lvb.com
     select : quadruple helix for AO-40

http://www.qsl.net/ve3cvg/antennas/2400/

http://webpages.charter.net/n4wyk/2400ant.htm

http://members.aol.com/k5oe
     has interesting reading, references, and links

My homebrew build is a combination of G6LVB and N4WYK's designs.
It can be seen at: www.on6aa.com
select: BIRDS then AO-40 GALLERY. 
Scroll down to K9QHO.
My antenna set up is humbled by the other neat antennas on this page.

GL


Mike
K9QHO
AMSAT 33589

 



-------------- Original message from "Steve Egert" <segert@adelphia.net>: -------------- 


> Mike, 
> 
> Do you happen to have the plans or dimensions for your S-band helix? I've 
> been wondering if something like this would work without having to have the 
> heavy dish up on the array. 
> 
> Thanks and 73's, 
> 
> Steve -- K6UX 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: 
> To: 
> Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 6:44 PM 
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Wimo Antennas 
> 
> 
> >I copied AO-51 with my homebrew 20 turn helix a few days ago and signals 
> >were full scale. 
> > 
> > I've never used one, always homebrewed. 
> > 
> > I've seen them at Dayton. They look well engineered. 
> > 
> > Wimo does have a website at www.wimo.com 
> > 
> > SSBUSA handles them in the USA. 
> > 
> > GL 
> > 
> > Mike 
> > 
> > -------------- Original message from "Gary "Joe" Mayfield" 
> > : -------------- 
> > 
> > 
> >> Does anyone have any experience with the Wimo helix antennas for 1.2 and 
> >> 2.4 
> >> GHz? I believe they should be more than adequate for AO-51, but I was 
> >> wondering if any one had used them? 
> >> 
> >> http://www.ssbusa.com/wimohelix.html 
> >> 
> >> Thanks and 73, 
> >> 
> >> Joe 
> >> kk0sd 
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