Friday, February 3, 2017

BUILD YOUR OWN SATCOM ANTENNA

Hello and welcome back... Building your own antenna is both satisfying and interesting and this is an excellent project..

This antenna is a Military Satcom antenna (200-400mhz) that you can build yourself with basic items you may have already in your junk box

Let me know how you go in the comments section..

Top View

Finished Product

I believe it works very well...

INSTRUCTIONS / PARTS  (downloadable 2x pdf files)

PART 1 DOWNLOAD HERE

PART 2 DOWNLOAD HERE

Just save the 2 PDF files to your computer...

Thanks to Radio Reference site for the info...

LINKS

http://forums.radioreference.com/satcom-space-satellite-monitoring-forum/181378-mt-magazine-uhf-satcom-antenna-project.html  (Discussion page)

forums.radioreference.com/attachments/satcom-space-satellite-monitoring-forum/30081d1288492847-mt-magazine-uhf-satcom-antenna-project-satcom-part-1.pdf  (Part 1)

forums.radioreference.com/attachments/satcom-space-satellite-monitoring-forum/30082d1288492863-mt-magazine-uhf-satcom-antenna-project-satcom-part-2.pdf  (Part 2)

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***UPDATE***

Currently an operation in the U.S called 'Operation Red Flag' is underway with Australian armed forces involved.
Your new antenna would be perfect for this...

FREQ TO TRY
234.325 AM
357.100 AM
225.4500 -- R-4806 Range 65
231.1000 -- Red Flag JICO
234.2500 -- R-4806 Range 62 'Orange 17'
234.3250 -- Coyote MOA
234.9000 -- Red Flag Ops
236.0000 -- 66RQS SAR-B
238.8000 -- R-4806 Alamo
243.0000 -- Guard
246.2000 -- Unknown Range
251.2000 -- 549CTS Green Flag West Ops
251.9000 -- 66RQS SAR-A
252.1000 -- 64AGRS F-16
255.9500 -- Northern Ranges Spare
257.9500 -- Tonopah Tower
259.0000 -- 66RQS Base Ops
259.9500 -- Nellis ALCE AMC
262.7500 -- 64AGRS F-16
268.0000 -- R4806 Range 64
268.2000 -- Elgin MOA
274.8750 -- R-4806 Range 63
281.0250 -- Elgin MOA
282.8000 -- CSAR
283.8000 -- 64AGRS F-16
284.5500 -- 64AGRS F-16
288.2250 -- NTTR Range 71-76
288.8000 -- R-4806 Range 64
289.3000 -- Caliente MOA
291.9000 -- AR625L Primary
293.5000 -- ROULETTE (ECW Ranges)
294.9000 -- Caliente MOA
295.8000 -- AR625H Primary
319.5000 -- AR625 Secondary
319.8000 -- AR625 Exit
320.0000 -- Nellis ACC CP
323.8500 -- 322WPS Base Ops
326.1250 -- 422TES F-35
328.5000 -- Adversary Support
340.2000 -- Nellis AF Ops
341.9250 -- R-4806 Range 61
355.1000 -- 26WPS MQ-1 MQ-9
357.1000 -- Northern Ranges Spare
365.1000 -- Weapons School Duty Desk
361.6000 -- R-4806 Range 63
363.9000 -- R-4807 Range 75
366.1500 -- 549CTS Green Flag
370.8250 -- Coyote MOA
372.2000 -- Pilot-to-Dispatch
375.8000 -- Unknown Range
377.8000 -- BLACKJACK (NTTR Check-In)
379.6000 -- 422TES Base Ops
379.6500 -- ROULETTE (ECW Ranges)
381.3000 -- Nellis Command Post
373.5500 -- 422tes f-16
289.300 -- BANG 91
259.950
266.6000 422TES F-22A
305.6500 422TES F-22A

Thanks to radioreference.com for the info.





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