VHF antennas setup for ARISS contact with schools

We have setup and installed the antennas that we will use for the ARISS contact with the schools in Boissieres and Saint-Dionisy in the South of France.

XQuad antenna setup with the kids:

XQuad setup with the kids

Circular polarisation tests with a home made rotating dipole:

Polarisation tests
Polarisation tests

Gilbert F1FWX has made a remote polarisation switch (horizontal, vertical,lhcp, rhcp):

The VHF antennas with Yaesu G5500 rotor for the tests:

The next step will be to setup a Wimo WX220 antenna with 12.5dBd gain in order to handle the flip mode.

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