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RE: 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

I was tempted a while back, when testing on the Fujis.  Only trouble was
that the PTT was so "clunky" that even slooooooow CW sounded very QLF (5 WPM
was nearly impossible), so I had to give the idea a miss. :-(

For those that don't know that Q code, QLF = "Are you sending with the left
foot?" ;-)
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