In a message dated 07-11-03 04:54:59 GMT Standard Time, a.van.belle@...
Modern LNB's are only suited for offset dishes. The feedhorn isArne,
Thanks for your useful information.
I knew there was a difference between (early) prime focus RF equipment and
day offset equipment but not sure quite what.
I suspect I'm not the only person to learn something new.
My early prime focus LNC's (as they were called in those days) have wider
and scalar feeds.
But you will be shocked by the noise figure of these oldies, 1.3 toIndeed, my first 10/11 GHz LNC from Avantek had a noise figure of 1.8 dB and
in 1986, £1,200!
Sorry, a bit off topic for MSG, but it was through C-band and Ku-band
that I got into weather satellites.
And the rest, as they say, is history.
One thing, for us in the UK who are only supposed to install ONE dish per
take a look at the ultimate(?) multi satellite dish system at <A HREF="www.wavefrontier.com">
you can have your (multiple) satellite, satellite TV and EUMETCast, from one
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