Archive for tag: Amateur Satellite

Bounced a signal through HO-68

December 29, 2009 | Uncategorized | By: Mark VandeWettering

This morning I got another chance at HO-68, the newest Chinese amateur satellite that was operating in FM mode. I wasn’t sure what the problem was: I had the PL tone setup right and the signals seemed strong enough. On this pass, I fought to try to find a slot to transmit, and finally at […]

Homebrew Satellite Antenna

January 2, 2009 | Uncategorized | By: Mark VandeWettering

While I am on the antenna kick, Howard, G6LVB mentioned his page on putting two cheap yagis on the same boom. Very, very nice. 10db of gain for a reasonably small antenna, and RHCP to boot. Homebrew Satellite Antenna.