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Re: NCS for ISS/FM leo sat's



YES!!!!  Finally   a good thought on the subject
Brock
W6GMT



At 17:03 1/1/2006, you wrote:
>Having a NCS for the ISS repeater or a FM satellite.
>
>What a stupid idea, you say you want hams to give up the idea of grid square
>chasing or looking for that state they need for WAS, or just the simple idea
>of saying hi to a friend.
>
>we went thru all this when AO-51 first went active everyone said they could
>not work it and gave up and was mad at everyone that could.
>
>It sure gets old hearing the same crap,"it's the big gun's fault that I can't
>work it" well no its not. one, the rcv antenna may be blocked by the ISS or to
>more than likely thier uplink freq is not tuned right for the doppler shift.
>or three thier timing sucks. if conditions are right you can work it with a
>arrow antenna and a ht and sound like you are running a 100watts even if there
>is 20 other stations fighting for a shoot.
>
>help lighten the load on the ISS/LEO's and help fund the EAGLE project.
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W6GMT
Brock Thomsen
1721 Melody Lane
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Kern County DM05 
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