Thanks Neil that is very helpful.
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On 7 Jan 2021, at 18:54, Neil Smith G4DBN <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I mount the boxes on rails fixed to the moving part of the dish mount, but you can always use a short bit of flexiguide if you are only moving the dish a few degrees and if the angles work out.
On 07/01/2021 18:35, Dave via groups.io wrote:
I suppose that if I use waveguide feed from the dish as I had intended , then that certainly complicates matters as the box with the transverter/ PA etc has to move with the back of the dish.
On 7 Jan 2021, at 18:21, Dave via groups.io <email@example.com> wrote: Thank you very much Neil. The pictures look very comprehensive .
On 7 Jan 2021, at 17:53, Neil Smith G4DBN <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
If you are pushing against the edge of the dish, take care that the dish doesn't get distorted by the actuator when it is windy.
Here is a pic of Tony G8DMU's neat top-fed 1.2m offset, and some things I've fabricated. Elevation control has made a spectacular difference to my station performance on 10 GHz. Being able to elevate enough to take sun noise readings has been useful as well.