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Re: Helix for AO-51



Since everyone is having so much fun, I have resurrected my Drake and a BBQ
dish...just to see if I want to spend some time making a REAL antenna...was
there ever a consensus for the best/easiest screening for the BBQ dish?

I was just going to use HD Aluminum (Aluminium or Al for those guys outside
the States ;-) Foil and Hot Glue or spray glue to nail it down...

Thanks in advance!

BTW MY IF is 120 mhz with the coils removed - works well with my PCR-1000

Roger
WA1KAT


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
To: "John M. Belstner" <jbelstner@yahoo.com>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Helix for AO-51


> Doesn't matter....AO-51 L and S antenna is linear.
>
> 73, Drew KO4MA
>
> 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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