[amsat-bb] Re: Dutch Transponder on-baord HAMSAT VO-52 'Turned On'

David Palmer KB5WIA kb5wia at amsat.org
Fri Mar 16 06:40:34 PDT 2012

> If the uplink power is in the order of 10 to 20 watt into a 10 dBi RHCP
> antenna than the Dutch transponder is not overloaded.

Yes, it's important not to run too much power to prevent overloading.  I
have found that just 300 mW into a 16 dBi vertically polarized antenna
works beautifully through most of the pass, during the last few days.  Not
much power is needed at all.

73 de Dave KB5WIA

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