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RE: AO-40 - newbies


> So what's my point? My point is that, in spite of being a "new" satellite,
> and in spite of a lack of suitable gear, AO-40 is for me a stimulus to go
> further and do more. AO-40 doesn't "shut newbies out", but rather entices
> them to go further.

Exactly! Where would the fun be if all we needed to do was to pick up a $100
HT and start chatting?

For most of us who operate satellites, the reward is in the
self-satisfaction of the achievement, both technically and in operating, and
the on going improvement of our techniques.

73 Howard G6LVB

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