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RE: RS-13 Frequencies



I know I'll be chastised for this...but why not just try FM on the top end
of the passband?  That's where most of the phone qsos are anyway.  I'm sure
someone will return your call.

73/
Kevin, WB5RUE
el09

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of James R. Duffey
> Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2000 10:51 AM
> To: Frank Grossman; AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] RS-13 Frequencies
>
>
> At the risk of seeming to encourage poor signals on the air,
> I recommend you
> go ahead and try to make Mode A contacts by keying the PTT on
> your FM radio.
>
> Over the years this has been the way many newcomers started
> in the hobby.
> Satellite operators are much more forgiving of poor CW note than HF
> operators, as it means that someone else is getting
> interested in the birds.
>
> I think you will find making QSOS using that technique to be more
> satisfactory than trying to use the FM birds. Give it a try -
> Dr. Megacycle
> KK6MC/5
> --
> James R. Duffey KK6MC/5
> 30 Casa Loma Road
> Cedar Crest, NM 87008
>
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