[amsat-bb] Re: springtime project

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Tue Jan 20 21:09:03 PST 2009

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Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 2:42 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] springtime project

> Hello
> Before I reinvent the wheel I want to run this project by you.  My current 
> satellite antenna system is on a 15 foot tripod using a G5400  az/el 
> rotors.  Consists of  14 el cp 2M yagi, 40 el cp 70 cm yagi, 3 foot dish 
> for S band 16 turn helix for L band.  I want to change the tripod to a 30 
> foot tower and add a 5 el 6 M beam.  Question- put the satellite antennas 
> just above the top of tower and the 6M beam above the satellite ants. high 
> enough as not to interfere with the sat. antennas when rotated in 
> elevation.  Then if possible have the whole thing being able to tip over. 
> Has anyone come close to doing something like this?  Or any ideas.
> 73 Bob W7LRD
> CN87

How would you mount the 6M beam ABOVE the elevation rotor?

There is no mast clamp on top of, and a vertical mast does not pass thru, 
the elevation rotor....

George, KA3HSW 

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