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Re: Easy? (was Re: AO-7 Predictability.)



I've seen references to the TX-62 more than any other 2m AM/CW radio. Were
there no other 2m cw radios available at the time?

On 1/18/06, Roger Kolakowski <rogerkola@aol.com> wrote:
>
> I may even dust off that old TX-62 I was looking for a use for...  hihi
>
> Roger
> WA1KAT
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Emily Clarke" <emily@clarke-design.com>
> To: "Dave Guimont" <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
> Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 2:33 PM
> Subject: Easy? (was Re: [amsat-bb] AO-7 Predictability.)
>
>
> > At 11:04 AM 1/18/2006, Dave Guimont wrote:
> > >After seeing the fun a lot of us are having with Oscar 7 (some of us
> > >for 31 years!) I cannot imagine why anyone would want to launch
> > >another FM (other than digital) satellite under the guise of "it's a
> > >beginner's satellite!!"   There were very few of us that were NOT
> > >BEGINNERS then!!
> >
> > Thanks Dave - in this entire debate about "easy sats" this is one
> > point that could put the debate to rest.   Not only were most
> > operators beginners, they didn't have the advantage of computerized
> > tracking, computer control and rigs that were designed for use with
> > satellites.  As much as I thought AO-40 was going to be difficult
> > once I got on AO-40 I found it very easy to operate even with
> > completely manual control.
> >
> > 73,
> >
> > Emily
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