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Re: Helix for AO-51



John,

The polarity of the S-band downlink is linear.  So, RHCP vs. LHCP really shouldn't matter...

If I'm wrong, I trust somebody will correct me ;)

73,

Mark N8MH

> 
> From: "John M. Belstner" <jbelstner@yahoo.com>
> Date: 2005/05/25 Wed PM 01:41:42 EDT
> To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Helix for AO-51
> 
> I have a 3.5 turn LHCP helix that I used as a dish feed for AO-40.  When just
> using the helix, doesn't it need to be RHCP?  Perhaps it doesn't it matter with
> AO-51.
> 
> Cheers,
> John - W9EN
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Mark L. Hammond    [N8MH]
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