|New Satellite Station of KD4APP|
70cm antenna: 16-element RHC polarized yagi. The specs. are 14.07dbc forward gain (between 435 and 436 MHZ) Front to back ratio 19db, E 36.4 degrees, H 40.2 degrees and overall boom length is around 70 Inches. Has 8 horizontal and 8 vertical elements with 1/4 wavelength spacing. Price is under $200 including the phasing lines. These are available for purchase from Pete at the GACA (Gulf Alpha Communications Antenna Inc) website at http://www.gulfalphaantennas.com/ - sometimes he sells them on eBay as vhfantennas.
2-meter antenna: Cushcraft 4-element vertically polarized yagi.
Rotator: I use a Yaesu G-5500 AZ/EL rotator (not shown) - I'm using UniTrac for rotator and radio tuning automation.
||A view inside.
Shown: Icom PCR-1000, Radio Shack 2022 scanner, Nova software and UniTrac 2003 hardware/software
Also - bought another
FT-847 to replace the one I sold a few years back.
See old station here.
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