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Re: Why V/S in stead of U/S



Hmm....

Well I do mode-V/S like this: 
 
FT-847 to 3-element Arrow clamped on my az-el crossboom for V-band uplink. 
85cm dish w/ 5-1/4 turn helix feed, MKU-232A2 preamp to unmodified Drake
outputing 435-MHz to FT-847
I put the FT-847 in satellite mode.  No big deal.  

BTW this is how I work mode-L/S, since I use a DEMI 144/1268 up-converter.

For mode-U/S I used my other Drake with 123-MHz IF output.  Both Drakes are
fed by the preamp thru a coax "tee".

Some day I will hook up my Unitrac-2000 and have computer
tuning/tracking....then it will be too easy :-)

73's,
Ed - KL7UW  <new call>
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BP40iq,  Nikiski, AK      http://www.qsl.net/al7eb
Amsat #3212
Modes: V - U - L - S
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