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Re: New kenwood HT



I plugged my mini key in tonight and it was not that horrible.  Certainly
good enough to make some contacts.  The receiver seems pretty sensitive.  I
copied RS12 with just a small whip almost horizon to horizon on a fairly low
pass

Scott
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: "Scott E. Olitsky" <solitsky@acsu.buffalo.edu>
Cc: "AMSAT" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, September 10, 2001 7:58 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] New kenwood HT


> On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Scott E. Olitsky wrote:
>
> > The new HT came today just minutes before RS12 was overhead.  I heard
the
> > bird great on the HT on 10m and heard my signal strong from the car.
Too
> > bad nobody was around to talk to!
>
> The thing I am dying to hear is how terrible the CW sounds when sent in
> FM.  My thought is plugging a Key into the MIC/PTT jack and sending CW.
> There should be no audio modulation because the internal Mic should be
> disconnected so all you are doing is keying PTT.  As long as it is not too
> terrible, then you should be able to do HT satellite CW QSO.
>
> I do understand that it will sound terrible, but how bad?
> Can you tell us?
>
> de WB4APR, Bob
>
>
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