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Bill Ritter
04-22-2012, 09:26 AM
Is it possible to mod a Sirius antenna for a Ham rig?

I'm not gonna subscribe to Sirius when the "free trial" [$195] expires.

Hutch

RubiDing
04-22-2012, 11:21 AM
No, Sirius broadcasts using 12.5 MHz of the S band between 2320 and 2332.5 MHz. Hams use 2300-2310 MHz and 2390 - 2450 Mhz for Satellites (CW and Digital modes).

Bill Ritter
04-22-2012, 06:42 PM
Ok thanx,How about the cable between the radio and antenna?

I would prefer not to drill another hole,

Bill

RubiDing
04-22-2012, 08:56 PM
I'm not sure about the spec on the existing cable. For a Ham radio it must be 50 ohms to be able to transmit.