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Re: no luck w/ voice contacts



You do have your squelch turned all the way down, right? In my experience thats a big stumbling block for lots of new ops....

73, Drew KO4MA

-----Original Message-----
>From: Eli Criffield <eli@criffield.net>
>Sent: Jun 29, 2006 10:12 AM
>To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] no luck w/ voice contacts
>
>> desense easily.  If you are not hearing other traffic on the satellite
>> while you are transmitting, you are not really getting full duplex.
>> That could fool you into thinking that you are not getting into it.
>
>I'm going to have to try that, I can't remember now if can still hear
>others while transmitting or not.
>
>>
>> The other thing to remember is that the FM satellites are generally
>> EXTREMELY busy!  Unless you are fortunate to live right along one of
>
>I did forget to mention i am smack dab in the middle of the US, in
>Nebraska. I'm sure that makes it harder to get in, but i from what
>others have said it seems that i should be hearing more of the pass so
>i think my antenna must be the issue.
>
>Eli
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