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RE: RS-13 Frequencies

Yes, but I have been properly chastised for even mentioning FM on the RS
birds. :)
I'll be on the next pass in a few minutes!

Kevin, WB5RUE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Langdon [mailto:tlangdon@atctraining.com.au]
> Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2000 6:25 PM
> To: 'wb5rue@arrl.net'; AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] 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.
> Besides the obvious waste of bandwidth and transponder power
> (though down
> here, it could be argued that both are in good supply, given
> the lack of
> QSOs!), I doubt many people would notice the call, since
> they'd be listening
> in SSB mode, and the birds tend to suffer from QRM by non
> amateur stations.
> :)

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