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Re: presentation for hamfest




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Vandewettering" <mvandewettering@gmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2008 4:18 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: presentation for hamfest


> 
> On Mar 15, 2008, at 2:29 PM, Wayne Estes wrote:
> 
> > Bob Bruninga wrote:
> >
> > The #1 point I make at hamfests are:
> > 1) You dont need special antennas
> > 2) You dont need elevation rotators
> > 3) You dont need tracking software
> > 4) Just operate from your mobile FM or APRS rig anytime you are
> > commuting or otherwise in the car.
> >
> > Wayne replies:
> >
> > I'm amused at your presumption that all hams have a mobile ham radio  
> > and
> >  spend a great deal of time in their car.
> 
> I think it's a fair guess that more of them have mobiles than have alt- 
> az
> rotors driving large antenna arrays.   
I have worked many many sats over the years and the mobil hams
are way in the minority. It really does not matter tho, does it.
73 de Ken W7KBM
Cedar City, Utah


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