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Re: Why V/S in stead of U/S



Given the modes that AO-51 can support with S as TX, V/S is the best
bet.  The only other mode is L/S and not that many people have 23cm
gear.  SSETI express will be U/S which should be fun.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.

On 5/23/05, sco@sco-inc.com <sco@sco-inc.com> wrote:
> I agree. I may do something for the one point on Field Day for V/S but that
> will be the only time I use that freq pair. V/U, U/V, U/S are fine with me
> but V/S no thanks, except for that one unusual try on FD this year.
> 
> Les
> W4SCO
> 
> At 07:27 PM 5/23/2005, you wrote:
> >Ryan Butler wrote:
> >
> >>But you have a VHF antenna none of the less?  If so, a SMA to PL259 or
> >>BNC to PL259 jumper or adapter will allow you to use the HT as the
> >>uplink...a $5 realignment...
> >
> >And give up the satellite frequency/mode memories, computer control and
> >frequency tracking functions of the 847, make sure the HT is in the shack
> >(and not in my purse or on the charger, neither of which I keep in the
> >shack), make sure the V uplink is sufficiently isolated from the V-IF
> >while patching the coax around, forget about using my Heil HM-11
> >microphone and footswitch because I'm using the cell-phone-quality mic and
> >PTT on the HT...but then that's no biggie, I can just go back to working
> >like Andrew KB9OOH, even with his $165 dual IF downconverter and $320
> >G3RUH dish:
> >
> >>Unfortunately, because of my "setup" (i.e. no hands free!), I
> >>wasn't able to write down the call-signs of those I attempted to
> >>contact...
> >
> >Then back it all out when the next pass on a different bird comes up.
> >
> >Ryn, I hope you got a good price for your Icom 821H at Dayton. You'll have
> >to forgive me for not being ready to obsolete most of my FT-847 based
> >station and go back to an HT (or two) just yet...I see it as a bit more
> >than a "$5.00 realignment".
> >
> >  73 de Maggie K3XS
> >
> >--
> >-----/___.   _)Margaret Stephanie Leber CCP, SCJP/"The art of progress /
> >----/(, /|  /| http://voicenet.com/~maggie SCWCD/ is to preserve order/
> >---/   / | / |  _   _   _    `  _  AOPA 925383/ amid change and to  /
> >--/ ) /  |/  |_(_(_(_/_(_/__(__(/_      K3XS / preserve change amid/
> >-/ (_/   '        .-/ .-/        ARRL 39280 /order."-A.N.Whitehead/
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