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Re: no luck w/ voice contacts



Yeah the squelch is turned all the way down.

Eli
k0eli

On 6/29/06, Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner@mindspring.com> wrote:
> 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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