[amsat-bb] Southern CA Satellite Presentations

Michael Mat_62 at charter.net
Sun Jun 26 23:10:23 UTC 2016

It sure would be nice if you would quit telling people that full duplex 
is "not mandatory" for working sats.  It absolutely should be MANDATORY. 
Having full duplex should be stated as rule # 1 of operating on a 
satellite regardless of which  one it is and what mode you are 
operating. Not using full duplex results in needless interference and 
frustration. Just my humble opinion.
Michael, W4HIJ
On 6/26/2016 2:49 PM, Clint Bradford wrote:
> ARRL instructor and ARISS / AMSAT-NA / AMSAT-UK supporter
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS, will be presenting his 84th and 85th
> satellite presentations in September.
> "I have no idea how I have "missed" the Downey (CA) Amateur Radio Club,"
> Clint writes. "They are long-time ARRL supporters, and have been serving their
> region well for more than FIFTY years."
> "The Victor Valley (CA) ARC is another story. This will be my fourth show for
> them these past ten years. I suppose I will have to change some of the bad
> jokes that are interspersed throughout the presentation ... "
> Attendees will be shown EVERYTHING needed to work the FM voice ham
> satellites – with a re-occurring theme of, “Most hams already have
> most of the necessary equipment … ” Attendees can download a
> four-page tutorial beforehand at …
> http://www.work-sat.com
> … and Clint welcomes pre-presentation questions. Call him at
> 909-999-SATS (909-999-7287), or send email to clint at clintbradford.com .
> Not in the Southern California region - but would like your club to experience an
> hour-long educational and entertaining presentation on working the FM birds?
> Send me an email - I will bring the show to your club!
> Thursday, September 1, 2016, 7:30 PM
> Downey Amateur Radio Club
> First Baptist Church, Room 120, in Downey, California. The church is between
> 2nd and 3rd streets, at 8348 E. 3rd St. Use 2nd St, East from Downey Ave (one
> block north of Firestone Blvd.) adjacent to City Hall. Entrance via double glass
> doors on the north side of 2nd St.
> Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:00 PM
> Sitting Bull Academy Library, 19445 Sitting Bull Road, Apple Valley. CA.
> /end/
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