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Re: Newbie questions...



Steve
Take a look here   http://xe1mex.gq.nu/antenas/yagi.html  and build your own
Arrow antenna.


73 Dave VK3DXL


----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Olney" <ollaneg@zeta.org.au>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2002 6:32 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Newbie questions...


> G'day All,
>
> Thanks to all those who sent replies to the group and directly.
Summary
> is as follows:-    RS-15 is hard, don't try it as a starter (good - that
> ties in with my experience).     Many LEOs are accessible with simple
> equipment - Uo-14, FO-20, FO-29, NO-44, NO-45.    AO-27 is out because it
is
> turned off "down-under".
>
> As I am only licenced to transmit above 29MHz, so some of the sats in some
> of their modes are off limits.    I will check out the frequencies and
give
> them a try.
>
> Do all of the sats mentioned above (Uo-14, FO-20, FO-29, NO-44, NO-45)
have
> operational beacons as I think this would the best way of seeing if I can
> detect them in the first instance.
>
> Unfortunately the Arrow II antenna is not available down here according to
> my queries to Arrow (they don't ship down-under and don't have any
agents).
>
> Thanks guys for the information - my enthusiasm has picked up again.
> Thanks also for the URLs to individual sites.  I will check them out this
> weekend.
>
> 73s  Steve Olney VK2ZTO
>
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