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QO-100 Satellite

Now for something completely different 13cm/3cm Satellite!


A21EME announced that they would be on QO-100 and so on a wet Sunday afternoon in October 2019, having already worked them on 2m and 6m, I decided to have a go at a junk-box QO-100 setup in the workshop: SG labs 13cm transverter, wi-fi 5w PA, 31el long yagi on TX. 80cm sat dish, unmodified LNB and RTL dongle on RX. Result - A21EME in the log.

Im a Life Member of AMSAT NA but have not been active since the early 1980s (as H44PT on AO-10) so this is really fun.

I had / have plans to build a proper system but I'm having so much fun actually using the satellite that construction projects will have to wait. So....



 

 


 

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