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RE: Interesting....



Well it could have been...

a *subterranean* pass - or -
a real *ground* wave - or -
an *inverted* polarization...

;^)  ;^)  ;^)

73 de Mike N4CNW

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> From: 	Jeff Johns[SMTP:jeffj@scott.net]
> Sent: 	03 December, 1998 9:37 AM
> To: 	amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: 	[amsat-bb] Interesting....
> 
> I was just listening to AO-27 as it made a very low pass, in fact I could
> barely hear it, but one thing was really weird, I had to turn my HT upside
> down in order to copy it. Can anyone elaborate on why, when the HT was
> upside down with the antenna pointed at the ground I could hear the
> satellite, but when the HT was upright I couldn't hear it?
> 
> 73 Jeff KF4KGQ
> 
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