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----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher E. Phelps" <n2yqp@flash.net>
To: "Malcolm Hall" <malcolm@kingsleyave.totalserve.co.uk>
Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2000 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Useless information??


> Hi Malcom
> Hope your recovery is going well, we worked AO-27 last fall when I was on
> Long Island. Ihave heard UO-14 with my rubber duckie, I have worked AO-27
> several times with 5 watts from my HT and my rubber duck . I can only get
in
> for about 4 min on a pass that is within a couple hundred miles of being
> overhead. The only thing is that you have to position the HT to transmit
90
> degrees from position that gives you the best reception. It allso seems
that
> it works best if you have the original ant that came with the radio.
Though
> this type of operation is dicouraged, it does work.
>
> 73s Chris N2YQP
> P.S. I have worked UO-14 sitting on my living room floor (I am on the 4th
> which is top floor) with my Arrow handheld beam several times for about
half
> of close passes with 2W.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Malcolm Hall" <malcolm@kingsleyave.totalserve.co.uk>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2000 4:44 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Useless information??
>
>
> > Hi Gang
> > Been sitting here in bed recovering after surgery,and thought I am
getting
> > 'Sat withdrawl' symptoms
> > I have my handy alongside me,but my shack is in the garden.
> > I thought what would happen if I put the UO14 frequences in and
listened?
> > Sure enough yesterday and today down came the signals which pleased my
> > little mind!
> > The rig is a ICOM 32e and the antenne is a Rubber Duck
> > Yesterday at11.30 ish hz I copied ONIAPG @Q5
> > Today G4AJG.....I did try putting a signal in but with tongue in cheek
> > Is this a abnormal occurance or can any of you guys copy with the a
> simular
> > setup?
> >
> > 73's
> > Malc G7NFO
> >
> > Oh ,to be young again !!
> >
> >
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