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Re: QRP Mode and JOTA



Hi all,

I just tried AO-51 last pass (coming up to around 50-60 degrees in
elevation here) and I have to say I think the QRP repeater sounds
great, possibly even better than the regular repeater! I think it's
going to be in great condition for the JOTA operations.

73, Zach KM7I

On 10/17/06, Patrick Green <pagreen@gmail.com> wrote:
> The "open squelch" is a normal feature of the B side repeater but I do have
> to say that it wasn't that strong and had deep fades for me as well.  I
> haven't operated on the sats in awhile so I might just be rusty.
>
> 73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
> Amsat 35741
>
> On 10/17/06, Erik Jacobsen <mplsvrf@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Getting ready for JOTA, I just gave the QRP Mode a try.  The satellite was
> > difficult to copy on a 66.3 degree pass.  Using my arrow antenna I had to
> > compensate for deep fades.  Plus, the squelch was open.  Anyone else
> > having
> > the same experience?
> >
> > Thanks & 73
> >
> > Erik Jacobsen, KB9BNY & W9W on 10/20-10/21.
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-- 
Zachary Schrempp, KM7I
Ex KE7EYQ
AMSAT #36023
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