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Re: Antenna for Mir SSTV RX



I've used both a j-pole and 1/4 wave homebrew for packet and SSTV.  Both
seem to work fine.  Am going to try a turnstyle one of these days.


Mike
K4HN
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-----Original Message-----
From: James R. Gorr <n3toy@qsl.net>
To: SAREX Mailing List <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
Date: Monday, January 25, 1999 12:50 AM
Subject: [sarex] Antenna for Mir SSTV RX


>Just curious what antennas people are using to get SSTV pics?  I have a
>Comet GP-3 and am not having very good luck.  I always have noise w/ my
>signal and never can get a good pic.  Would a standard 1/4 wave work
>better, or do I need to go to something like an "egg-beater"?  I realize
>verticals are not the best choice for satellite work, but it's what I
>got.  Gee, I'd really hate to have to buy something new...  You never
>know where it might end!  I have used the Comet to connect with the MIR
>PMS before, but now it isn't working for SSTV.
>
>
>Jamie
>
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