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Re: Is anyone using a discone antenna for AMSAT work?



I have a Diamond discone that I use for a local and repeater antenna. Other 
than the occasional use as a 2nd uplink on the FM satellites, it really 
isn't useful for much on satellite. There just isn't enough gain there in my 
opinion.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Lunday, WD4ELG" <mlunday@nc.rr.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 1:47 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Is anyone using a discone antenna for AMSAT work?


> Looking at the DS3000A from AOR USA.  Wondering if it isa good
> backup/permanent installation versus the portable of handheld yagis like 
> the
> Arrow.
>
> Mark Lunday
> WD4ELG
> wd4elg@arrl.net
> http://wd4elg.net
>
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