[Moon-net] resending answer to Phil FR5DN
sm5le at telia.com
Fri Sep 26 10:37:45 CEST 2008
Here is what I did send to Phil as "direct replies".
(Steve you are right ... )
Yes I think it is "worth the effort".
I have 2.2 m dish and wrkd 74 stns on CW and 30 on JT65c (digital mode).
It is offcorse dephending on other things also , power , LNA etc.
I have wrkd with 250W and homemade 0.35 dB LNA. (from last week now 500W)
I did expand a 1.8m (SM6CKU "tropo-dish" f/d 0.4) dish , to 2.2m (ending up at f/d 0.34) for adapt to OK1DFC septum feed.
Also I am very much EME QRV and that also help for good results ( I am retired - Hi)
Go for 23cm first , it is fun (have QRV only for two yers now).
My homepage: http://web.telia.com/~u14901544/#SM5LE%20wrkd%20inits
and pics here : http://web.telia.com/~u14901546/home_page_no_3.htm
73 and G.L. Sven SM5LE
... and if you are an Africa continent , you will be very popular for WAC
etc. !!! :-)
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