Hi Jim, I have the IC910H with the L band module. I have used when AO51 is in L/U mode. I am using LMR400 for feed and I have a DEMI Circular polarized 12 turn helix antenna. When I am on AO51 I can not get to low to my horizon. I know it works I have been able to work Washington and California from south central Alaska with it. My plans are to get one of the KJ6KO amps and a power supply for the amp. I am pleased to have it working barefoot. I may have 6 watts at the antenna.
Jim Heck wrote:
I would be interested to know if anyone is using an ICOM 910 with the L-Band module for Ao-51 uplink on the BBS? (The optional L-Band unit for the 910 runs 10 watts according to the book).
I am particularly interested to know what type/gain of antenna I would need to get a reliable up link. I am planning to use about 20 metres of Ecoflex 10, which will introduce a loss of something like 3 Dbs.
I know that the LBand/Digital up link is currently off, just gettting ready for the next 'on' period!
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