Monday, June 3, 2019

Portable Amateur Radio Satellite Antenna. Post 1887.


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An interesting way to collect some extra points and experience for the upcoming ARRL Field Day is to contact the wide variety of amateur/ham radio satellites available for this event.

If you don't have an antenna to do the job, then this simple, inexpensive portable amateur radio satellite antenna may be the answer.  The antenna covers both the 2 meter and 70 cm amateur radio bands, and can be used with your HT or dedicated VHF/UHF transceiver.

Dave Tadlock (KG0ZZ) takes you step-by-step through the design, construction, tuning, and on-air tests needed to make a fully functional satellite antenna.

An article by Sean Kutzko (KX9X) entitled "Get on the Satellites for ARRL Field Day" is available here: 

https://www.amsat.org/get-on-the-satellites-for-field-day.  Sean's article originally appeared in the June 2018 edition of "QST".
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For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites:

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info.
http://www.arrl.org.
http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon).
https://bigislandarrlnews.com.
https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.
https://hamradiohawaii.wordpress.com.
http://www.southgatearc.org.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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