[amsat-bb] Recommended Power for FO-29?
straarup at gmail.com
Sun May 29 06:04:35 UTC 2016
Sorry touchpad malfunction.
On Sat, May 28, 2016 at 7:37 PM, B J <va6bmj at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/28/16, Christopher Maness <christopher.maness at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It has been a while since I have been on FO-29, and I was also limited with
>> power. However, I now have my TS-2000X running, I am going to give the old
>> bird a shot. I have at my disposal 100W of uplink with my arrow antenna, I
>> am going to assume this is too much. Is 25W or 50W more appropriate?
> I set up my station outside and have to hold my Arrow. Because of
> that, I've restricted myself to 5 W and that's usually adequate.
> Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
I once was told that on linear birds one should not have a downlink
signal that is stronger than the beacon of the bird.
Beware I'm new to birds, only been listening so far to both fm and ssb birds.
I need to either invest in another ft-817 or drag my ft-857 out side
to use with my elk antenna.
I'm currently waiting on a pair of heil pro7, after that I should not
have to many excuses for not trying to tx (8
Hope to hear you catching some waves.
Vy 73 de AK4WQ (@EL18lv) / OZ2DAK, Soren Straarup
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