[time-nuts] Thunderbolt antenna

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Sun Mar 10 16:48:17 EDT 2013


You do need to be a little careful with gain. Past a certain point, you do no more good for the noise figure of the system , but you do degrade the overload performance.


On Mar 10, 2013, at 3:40 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R <caf at omen.com> wrote:

> I bought one of the 40 db gain GPS antennas that were on Ebay
> some time ago.  I had been using a mushroom style antenna with
> an rg-59 lead that came with one of the Thunderbolts.  I have
> maybe 75 feet of rg-6 lead in.
> Rg-6 sold for satellite dishes or cable companies should do just fine
> without requiring a second mortgage on one's house.  Try to liberate
> some from your cable guy or order some from pchcables.com.
> -- 
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