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Re: RS-13 Frequencies



Kevin:

FM takes too much bandwidth and too much of the power budget to be used on
RS-13.  Please don't encourage newcomers to use FM on these birds.  UO-14,
SO-35, AO-27 and several new birds are available for FM.

73,
Dennis C. Morris
WA4ZJJ
----- Original Message -----
From: Kevin Muenzler WB5RUE <wb5rue@arrl.net>
To: <AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2000 12:35 PM
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.
>
> 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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