Sunday, January 22, 2006

Talking to the Stars

Last night, I helped (ok, watched mainly) Andy, my neighbor, to install a 2 meter and 70cm antenna on his roof. The assembly that is bolted to the roof rotates 360 degrees horizontally and can move the antennas 180 degrees vertically - it's all controlled by a computer, allowing Andy to track the satellites as they cross the sky.

Best part - I'm licenced on those bands, so I can play too!

And, a couple of fuzzy photos:






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