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10/11/2018 Workshop

The Saturday 10 November workshop began with a demonstration setup by François 3B8GZ and Jean Marc 3B8DU. The demonstration in the Emtel car park showed how with simple equipment a Satellite contact can be achieved. With a handheld homebrew yagi antenna and a couple of HHPs attached a QSO was made through the satellite AO-91 during its pass over Ebene (click on photos to enlarge).

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The afternoon workshop theme was around antenna and the practicalities of antenna construction for HF, presentation by Clive 3B8CW and by Jean Marc 3B8DU on UHF/VHF antennas.