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Re: AO-7 Mode A Antenna?



I agree!  Or crossed inverted vees fairly low to the ground.

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Behalf Of Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 6:12 PM
To: Sebastian
Cc: AMSAT BB
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 Mode A Antenna?

Crossed dipoles over a reflector.

Sebastian wrote:
> I have a Yaesu FT-847 which is dedicated for satellite work, so I  
> don't have any HF antennas connected to it.
> 
> I'd like to know from those on the group who are (were) using AO-7  
> Mode A (10 meter receive), what type of antenna you are using?
> 
> I really don't want to get a directional antenna for several reasons.  
> Also, is it possible to receive Mode A without the use of an external  
> preamp?
> 
> 73 de W4AS
> Sebastian
> 
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