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



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

A discone might be OK for an uplink antenna where you can generate 
higher power to make up for the poor antenna, but I would not consider 
one for a downlink antenna.

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