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Re: AMSAT has a SECRET: why not 10m instead of V band

>the satellite very shortly after AOS similarly.  The 10M downlink however
>was poor or non-existent at my receiver.  The 10M antenna was a vertical
>which had most of its gain near the horizon with very little gain
>vertically.  However, I could hear the satellite on this antenna when the
>angle of approach of the signal was high but not when the satellite was
>below that elevation

I am going to try RS-12/13 with a folded 10m dipole. I can hear it now on a 
vertical antenna.

The main point is that most hams and non hams have a 10m SSB receive 
capability while most do not have an all mode VHF radio.


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