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RE: FO-29



RS-15 is extremely weak.  There will be many times when you'll hear the
beacon (when it's on) and not hear any signals.  You need a VERY hot
10-meter receiver and a good antenna.  I use a horizontal full-wave loop.
With that I get S-5 signals on overhead passes.

73/
Kevin, WB5RUE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of David M. Tipton, PhD
> Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2000 11:52 AM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] FO-29
>
>
> Is anybody on the reflector really active on FO-29?  I've
> listened a few
> times, can hear the bird, but never any activity.  Same holds
> true for the
> RS birds.  Yeah, I know there has been a few relative new
> comes on the
> RS-15, but I've never heard anyone on the passes.
>
> Dave
>
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