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Re: uo-14



Greg:

Before you start throwing HT's away, it's better to find a local satellite
user and check using a known successful antenna.  I'd hate to write off
radios only to find out my ducky is a bummer.

73,
Dennis
WA4ZJJ
----- Original Message -----
From: Greg Wycoff <GREGWYCOFF@havilandtelco.com>
To: amsat <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2000 7:17 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] uo-14


> if you can not hear uo-14 with your rubber duck then throught that ht
away,
> it is not any good for working the fm birds, and a arrow antenna will not
> make it any better. if you can hear uo-14 with your rubber duck then yes
get
> you a arrow antenna and you will!!! hear it alot better and you will be
able
> to work it at any time even with the big boys in there. so if your ht is
not
> hot on the rcv end to start with then your not going to have much luck
> working the fm birds.
> hearing it is the key to working any satellite. as the old saying go's" if
> you can't hear it, you can't work it".
> well there is my two cent worth.
>
> Greg Wycoff
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