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Old 21-Jul-2011, 11:33 PM   #2
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10/22/2011: Sadly, JC got upset and vandalized his post... The gist of it was that one could recycle an old C-band satellite dish by replacing the microwave band feed-horn with a UHF dipole or similar element...


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I would expect a simple folded dipole or 'V' shaped whiskers located at the prime focus would be the easiest replacement for the C-Band feed-horn/LNB. Directors and reflectors not located at the prime focus would have little signal to act on.
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