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Re: help! (ao-27)



On Wed, 23 Dec 1998 21:14:59 PST, "Christopher Maness" <kq6up@hotmail.com> wrote:

> similar set up for ao-27.  What is the usual success rate of persons 
> using an HT and a Arrow antenna because I heard someone make a comment 
> that they did not expect to hear their friend on because he was using an 
> HT, and there was allot of QRM.  Thank You.


I can't speak for the Arrow, because I don't have one yet, but I get on the
bird everyday using a half-duplex Yaesu FT50 with a MFJ-1715S gain whip
antenna with no problem. It's loads of fun! Good luck!

73 Jeff KF4KGQ

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