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Re: AO-51



>  I would also like to voice the same request as Pat here. I use an arrow
> antenna and while I do quite well working the AO51, it would be nice not to
> be stepped all over by a station with automatic tracking and several
hundred
> watts of power. While I am quite proud that I am able to work the bird with
> 5 watts and a handheld antenna, it would be nice not to have to compete so
> hard for a spot on each pass. Lets all remember that there are HAMS that
are
> new to satellite work and several unsuccessful attempts may turn them away
> for good. Thanks for your considerations.
>
> Paul
> KB3NDS
>
>
>  On 5/6/06, McGrane <tmcgrane@suffolk.lib.ny.us> wrote:
> >
> > Greetings to the group
> >
> > For a week following May 8, AO-51 will be in higher power V/U FM repeat
> > mode.
> >
> > Would the regular users please reduce their use to allow new operators a
> > chance to use the satellite.
> >
> > Thank you.  pat
> >
> > P.S. I have trouble getting in with 50 watts and a vertical.
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>
>
> --
> Paul D. Lenharr II (KB3NDS)
> "Pain is temporary, Pride is forever!"
> Charles County Tactical Response Team
> NREMT-I, Firefighter, Haz-Mat Technician
> Department of Homeland Security Instructor
> (301) 399-9504
>



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Paul D. Lenharr II (KB3NDS)
"Pain is temporary, Pride is forever!"
Charles County Tactical Response Team
NREMT-I, Firefighter, Haz-Mat Technician
Department of Homeland Security Instructor
(301) 399-9504
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