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Re: suitsat/half a watt!



Every try to run your 5 watt HT at 5 watts 24/7?  I know I wouldn't be able
to hold it after a couple minutes.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.

On 2/6/06, Brent Taylor <btaylor@nbnet.nb.ca> wrote:
>
> And how long would you expect an HT to last, key down, at 5-watts
> continuous
> - even with external batteries of some sort?
>
> Half a watt is more than enough.  I've worked ISS using voice, with 0.5
> watts, full quieting at downrange of almost 700 miles.
>
> Brent Taylor, VE1JH
> Doaktown, NB  FN66
> 6M VUCC #418, AMSAT #33576
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org] On Behalf Of Jeff/kc8gkf
> > Sent: February 6, 2006 11:03 AM
> > To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] suitsat/half a watt!
> >
> > hi, hams, would someone tell me why they are only using a
> > half a watt on suitsat, a ht has five watts.  why so little?
> > also, did they really think that would work? and they
> > advertised (just a scanner will copy it). I dont understand.
> > why chance it. KC8GKF
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