W1LP/mm pictures


Clint operating from the flying bridge during his contact with Frank WB6CWN for a new North American X-band record of 797 miles.

Antenna and rig: FT817 radio driving 1 watt transverter to 27 dbi aluminum horn through 6 feet of flex WR90 waveguide. Various members of the San Bernardino Microwave Society donated antenna and waveguide to Clint for these operations. He was running a 20 dbi horn on previous X-band attempts.

also see: http://www.ham-radio.com/sbms/NA_rcrd/NA_rcrd.html