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RE: RS-13 Frequencies

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: tlang@freeway.apana.org.au [mailto:tlang@freeway.apana.org.au]
> Verzonden: maandag 2 oktober 2000 14:19
> Aan: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Onderwerp: Re: [amsat-bb] RS-13 Frequencies
> Hello Woody!
> 02 Oct 00 00:37, you wrote to All:
>  W> FM operation on a linear satellite is entirely different, 
> and only a
>  W> Moron would do it, knowing that it was not an "FM Bird"
> However, it will happen.  I suspect I've put FM into RS-13 on 
> the odd occasion,
> when its pass coincided with a UO-14 pass that I was working. 
>  One case for
> mentioning the bird you're working when calling CQ or 
> announcing your presence.
> Tony, VK3JED
> .. me, it's San Andreas fault.

looks like one more reason to reduse power and use a beam to work the "easy

What idiot called them easy sats anyway, with all those south european
aligators a portable station needs to be very inventive to get on them (eg.
using ring yagis on a tripod) but when it works the joy is all the greater

73 de Andre PE1RDW
aprsdigi co-ordinator Netherlands
member aprs workgroup Netherlands

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