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Re: Possible activation of Isle of Man this weekend



Don't tell anyone....just go there and do it.
Like I am not telling anyone that I am going got Alderney this year :0)

Cheers,

Dave.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard W L Limebear" <Richard@g3rwl.demon.co.uk>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 7:13 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Possible activation of Isle of Man this weekend


> Howard
>
> > My question is, on the Eastern pass  I will have a good shot at Japan.
The
> > last time I did Japan from GJ on AO-40 it was pandemonium. What tips do
you
> > have for the casual DXpedition operator to deal with this?
>
> On HF the solution is to work split frequency: announce "listening 5 up"
or
> whatever. The problem being that the callers otherwise won't know when you
> transmit and will QRM you; split avoids this. But you'll still get the odd
> idiot calling on your downlink - DON'T WORK THESE as it'll encourage
others
> to do the same.
>
> By all means start off on a common frequency but if things get congested
then
> go to split - and say so after every QSO ("listening 5 up").
>
> Or - gasp - use cw and a good rx filter !!!
>
> Other tips anyone ? .....
>
> 73
> Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
> g3rwl@amsat.org
> FOC # 1188
>
>           So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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