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Fw: Echo Higher power mode



A combined quarter wave on 2 metres with 5/8 at 70cms on the car works well 
on all LEO's with my IC706, both stationary and moving,
Regards
Mike G3LGR
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick Green" <pagreen@gmail.com>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, May 02, 2005 6:16 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Echo Higher power mode


>A 2m quarter wave on the car works well too for passes above 30 degrees.
>
> 73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
>
> On 4/30/05, Bruce Robertson <broberts@mta.ca> wrote:
>> Quoting McGrane <tmcgrane@suffolk.lib.ny.us>:
>>
>> > Greetings
>> >
>> > Higher power output of Echo TX B (fm phone) is scheduled for May 12 to
>> > may
>> > 17.
>> >
>> > May I suggest we all tell a few friends to try the satellite and we can
>> > stand-by and let some new operators into echo.
>> >
>> > Thank you for scheduleing this mode, 73, Patrick N2OEQ
>>
>> I'm excited about this, too: I'm going to be in Banff at a conference and
>> during this time, and will be able to bring a low-profile antenna.
>>
>> I've seen  a number of web pages and articles in back issues of Amsat
>> Journal that describe the  use of whip antennas like the MFJ 1717 under
>> these circumstances. I was about to buy one when I got  thinking about
>> homebrewing.
>>
>> It seems to me  these are  1/2 w at 70cm, approximately 15.5". I think 
>> this
>> would be a high impedance  point, possibly necessitating a matching 
>> network.
>>
>> An alternative  would be to make  a dipole at 70cm.
>>
>> Of course then there is  the issue  of getting  this to play on 2m,  too.
>>
>> Anybody with apropos experiences from  the glory days of UO-14?
>>
>> 73, VE9QRP
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