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Re: where all the users



Whatever,
We did it all the time,  somewewhat like contesting,  multitasking, 
talking, logging, duping, tuning, antenna adjusting,  did it all, all 
the time,  not a biggie, hmmmm?

whatever.

Edward Cole wrote:

> At 08:25 PM 7/18/2008, Dave Guimont wrote:
>
>> >Yes puters do make it easyier,  but not tottally absolutely necessary.
>> >
>> >in the old days we tracked the birds using  something called math,
>> >
>> >Made little paper things with  clear plastic overlays to simulate the
>> >birds path across the sky,
>> >
>> >Doppler?  uhhhh,  we tristed the vfo to keep it in tune,
>> >
>> >geeech,
>> >
>> >Joe WB9SBD
>>
>> Joe,
>>
>> I had exactly the same thoughts, but hesitated to say it for fear the
>> one who made the comment would not understand "twisting a knob"!!!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>             73, Dave, WB6LLO
>>                 dguimon1@san.rr.com
>>
>>                     Disagree: I learn....
>>
>>                Pulling for P3E...
>
>
> Yeah, maybe on 435-MHz but try doing that at 1268 or 2400 on the 
> Leos!  Not very easy/practical.  One hand tunes the uplink, other 
> moves azimuth, third the elevation, and fourth keys the mic...fifth 
> keeps the log...uhuh.
>
> I find operating ordinary old mode-B or mode-J hard enough and think 
> auto-tracking (at least) is made for the Leos.  For AO-10/13/40 its 
> non-issue, of course, Doppler rates and tracking rates are lower.
>
> Ed - KL7UW
>
>
>
>
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