[amsat-bb] Re: FO29 and Kenwood TH-F6A
Gordon JC Pearce
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sat Dec 31 17:21:44 PST 2011
On Sun, 1 Jan 2012 00:09:46 -0000
"John Geiger" <aa5jg at fidmail.com> wrote:
> Glad to hear that FO29 is back-now to get on it! Has anyone tried using a
> Kenwood TH-F6A HT to receive FO29, since it does receive SSB? I would be
> hooking it to an external antenna. Is it sensitive enough on SSB to hear
> the satellite? The QST review shows its sensitivity is a little down on HF
> and 6m SSB.
Get a decent hand-portable Yagi and have at it.
It's a shame that AO-51 is no longer with us, that was my favourite "portable" sat for using with my TH-F7E and a homebrew crossed dual-band Yagi.
Gordon JC Pearce MM0YEQ <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>
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