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Discussion in 'Satellite and Space Communications' started by K4BAD, Feb 10, 2019.

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  1. W6RZ

    W6RZ Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Not a chance.

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  2. K3RLD

    K3RLD Ham Member QRZ Page

    This is a good excuse for me to buy that 32' extension ladder. I wonder if that will help....
     
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  3. KC9SGV

    KC9SGV Ham Member QRZ Page

    I am thinking 50 watts.
    Parabolic dish on my Jeep.
    Beaming flat out S.E. from the Lake Michigan beach over the water.
    KC9SGV
    Chicago.
    Grin...
     
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  4. KS1G

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    I'm thinking a long ditch along the appropriate azimuth that deepens and widens to accommodate the expanding beamwidth. Borrow Musk's Boring Company machine for a few days....:)

    Seriously, as pointed out up-thread, this was a spectacular opportunity for the ham community and we are extremely fortunate AMSAT-DL et. al. were able to accomplish what they have done. I'm hoping that this successful example spurs progress in other regions. If nothing else, it will stimulate a lot of ideas and gear for building 2.4/10GHz stations.
     
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  5. W6RZ

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    I have a vehicle for you.

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    This is from the wonderful Jacques Littlefield tank collection when he was still alive. I was lucky enough to have visited it a couple of times when he had an open house for his neighbors in Portola Valley (as a guest of my friend that lives up there).

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Littlefield

    Many more photos on my website. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    http://www.w6rz.net
     
  6. KC9SGV

    KC9SGV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Looks like that thing could warm up the ionosphere for us !
    Then we could just talk to Europe via normal ionospheric propagation....grin.
     
  7. IW2BSF

    IW2BSF Ham Member QRZ Page

    NEW Satellite QATAR - OSCAR 100


    Lots of traffic today on the FIRST satellite Radio station Geostazionario.

    Uplink: 2.4 Ghz

    Downlink: 10 Ghz




    HERE the link to listen to the traffic in USB

    https://eshail.batc.org.uk/nb/

    Many Germans, French and some Rare Italian.




    Listen to the first geostationary radio satellite Qatar OSCAR 100 with your smartphone.

    https://eshail.batc.org.uk/nb/m.html


    73 de IW2BSF - Rudy

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  8. IW2BSF

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  9. IW2BSF

    IW2BSF Ham Member QRZ Page

    for INFO.... there is an amazing PDF to start with this geostationary sat in easy way from Amsat !

    73
     
  10. KC9SGV

    KC9SGV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Where is the PDF ?
    Link, please !
     

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