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Re: Hamsat 1840 UTC Pass



I think that that much power is still too much.  50 watts into a
mobile antenna wiped out FO-29.  5 watts on a later test was "loud" on
the downlink.  Almost too loud.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
Amsat #35741

On 5/8/05, K6IA-Howard Stephenson <kg6wp@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Please... Please.... Please......
> Don't run so much power on this new bird. Someone was
> tiring to use SSTV, high power ditting looking for
> their down link and then some where cranked up their
> power when the AGC kicked in. At one point it was
> FMing like AO-7. I though we had agreed to 100 watts
> ERP max.(10 watts into a 10dB beam) I have no problem
> with 50 watts ERP on most passes.
> 
> 
> Howard Stephenson K6IA
> AMSAT 35381
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