EA6VQ's former EME antennas


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The following antennas were used for EME on 144 MHz between 1994 and Nov-2001, when they were damaged by a strong wind storm. They were 8x17 M2 (5WL) on a 15 m. high tower


Details of the elevation mechanism


Details of the Azimuth indication. A B/W camera moving together with the mast and a fixed 360? scale. Simple, cheap but giving an accuracy of +/- 1?.  The indication is viewed in the shack with the help of a video capture card in the computer.


The two meter EME rigs. TS-790/FT-102 & 3CX800A7 amplifier


 
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1 user comments


#1 - WB1FDW - 23/Sep/2016 - 02:56
Fabulous !
How did you calibrate the rotor? Great idea with the tape.
I am starting my EME soon. The moon is visible high up most of the night in my QTH.
Como calibraste el rotor? Tremedo idea con la cinta :)
Empiezo EME pronto...La luna es visible casi toaa la noche por aca desde mi QTH.

Un abrazo,
David G. Lorusso

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