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Re: ao-40



Hi Guys,

The next release of Uni_Trac (due shortly),, automatically prohibits the
uplink being set to frequencies that would transpond
into the middle beacon area .


de
Dave Lamont  ZL2AMD   www.qsl.net/zl2amd/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Paige" <kk5do@arrl.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, July 22, 2001 2:34 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ao-40


> at 0230z the 22nd of july, i was monitoring the beacon. i kept hearing
people
> swish the beacon. one person was whistling, another was sending cw taps.
>
> this is not a good thing to do people. this shows poor operating practice.
the
> correct way to locate yourself is not to tune your transmit frequency
until you
> can hear it but rather to transmit in one location and tune your receive
until
> you find yourself. at least this way, if you are interfering with someone,
you
> are only interfering with one qso instead of everyone on the band. set
your tx
> somewhere away from the beacon and then do your testing there. tune your
> rx and when you find yourself you are in business.
>
> 73...bruce
>
>
>
>
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