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RE: AO-27/UO-14





> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Hamish Moffatt
> Sent: Saturday, February 24, 2001 7:56 PM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-27/UO-14
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 07:33:07PM -0600, Jon Ogden wrote:
> > Everything Laura does smacks of contempt and arrogance!  She has her own
> > opinions and they are sometimes correct and sometimes flawed.
> Yes, Laura
> > can be flawed.
> >
> > Let her rant and rave.  It's good entertainment!
>
> Just because you can make contacts on FM satellites doesn't mean
> they aren't flawed. There are plenty of flawed systems which can
> be made to work. Did you see the article in QST about the lightbulb
> antenna system? You can make contacts on it if signals are strong
> enough, but that doesn't mean it's not flawed.
>
>
> Hamish
> --
> Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>


Been there ... done that ...

When I was a kid I used a DX-40 (50 w AM and CW) and used a light bulb as a
dummy load and a grid loader ... hard on 7140's but max performance ...

A friend one block away and I used to work each other on our 100 watt light
bulbs ...

John
K0UWT

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