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Re: New to Satellite and having problems

Most likely it is the antenna killing you. Try a simple 1/4 wave
groundplane, a small handheld beam, almost anything other than a multi
element vertical. Next, make sure you have decent feedline, and as short as
possible. Got a mobile mag mount you can listen on?

73, Drew KO4MA

> I have a Kenwood D-700 and a TRAM 17' colliener VHF/UHF antenna. I
> receive from the ISS like they were next door. But so far only hear
> faint voices in the noise when tuning in the Amsat Echo. I have been
> monitoring 435.300.
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