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Re: QRM or Technical Achievement?



Jeff Johns wrote:

> On Mon, 07 Dec 1998 10:02:52 -0600, Brook Smith <n8ocx@AMSAT.Org> wrote:
>
> > The begining of the morning east coast pass of AO-27 was highlighted
> > by transmissions of 1200 baud packet.  Soon after that the transponder
> > was captured with what sounded like AM television transmission.  This
> > signal trashed many QSOs throughout the pass and many operators seemed
> > to give up trying to make contacts.
> >
> > Does anyone know if this signal was some new type of experimentation
> > on AO-27?  Or do we just wait for two months for the article written
> > in QST thats titled something like "Slow Scan TV QSL Cards Sent
> > Through AO-27"?!!
>
> I heard the noise also... I don't have a great antenna, but it sounded
> really strange.....
>
> 73 Jeff
>
>     =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Jeff Johns KF4KGQ =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
>     |jeffj@scott.net kf4kgq@amsat.org |     Reserve Patrol Captain      |
>     | Satellite: Mir R0MIR-1, AO-27   | Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept |
>     |200LX+BayPac+FT50=Portable Packet|     QTH Birmingham, AL USA      |
>     =-=-=-=-=-=- Packet AX.25 KF4KGQ@wd4epr.#bhm.al.usa.noam -=-=-=-=-=-=
>
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I believe that was APRS traffic you heard.


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