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10 meter earth station dish anyone?



The State of South Carolina is currently auctioning this antenna system

Andrews Corp 10 Meter Earth Station Antenna - photos on eBay web site

eBay Item  5794042849
The antenna is a Gregorian-Cassegrain type with a 10 meter (33-ft) diameter
main reflector. The antenna comprises a back structure assembly, ground mount
assembly, main reflector assembly, sub-reflector assembly, and feed assembly.

Andrew Part Number 44982-B213

            Receive gain             50 dBi approx
            Polarization                Adjustable for vertical or horizontal
            VSWR                        1.25:1 maximum
            Pointing resolution    + or  0.5 degrees

Rockwell Collins, installed the antenna in 1978 at the University of So.
Carolina  Spartanburg Campus under a Public Broadcasting System contract.
Possible uses for this antenna other than C Band R/O include radio astronomy
and amateur radio moon bounce.

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