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how to build a mesh dish for 5.8ghz amateur television transmissions. It needs to fold up for transport? Answered

I want to be able to construct two dish for 5.8ghz use. I want to be able to perhaps back pack the gear to a mountain top so weight is a factor cheers Colin VK2JCC Sydney Australia

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lemonieBest Answer (author)2009-04-13

What sort of transmitter have you got? L

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colincolin30 (author)2009-11-22

SORRY FOR THE DELAY , DO NOT ALWAYS LOOK HERE. iT WAS JUST A TRANSMITTER SOLD FOR TV FROM ONE ROOM TO THE NEXT. tOOK IT OUT OF THE PLASTIC BOX PUT IT IN A GOOD METAL BOX AND FEED THE AERIAL WITH HARD LINE TO REDUCE LOSSES. WORKS SEVERAL KMS FROM HILL TOPS

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colincolin30 (author)2009-10-09

i bought a set of 5.8mhz room tranmitters and built them into some metal boxes and used hard line to the aerial to reduce losses. So far with basic aerials we have got 2kms .not bad
Coloin

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rich_moe (author)2009-04-13

Why a mesh dish? Why not a https://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Internet-Cantenna/? Or how about a https://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Signal-Strainer-WokFi? Surely, one of these can be modified for what you intend to use it for. Cheers!

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