[amsat-bb] First linear sat
w5pfg at amsat.org
Wed May 18 18:31:20 UTC 2016
While most of the activity in North America is on FO-29, there are also
people working the morning and evening XW-2's, and weekend AO-73's
regularly. You might try listening to the evening XW-2A and XW-2C
passes. Don't expect much late at night on AO-73. It's usually quiet
on the weekdays.
I highly recommend listening for each satellite's beacon as you
familiarize yourself with the linear birds. It will be a fair indicator
of how strong the signals should be.
On 5/18/2016 12:14, Philip Jenkins wrote:
> I know the first/easiest path to sat communications is on the FM birds
> (which I agree with), but when someone is ready to "graduate" to the linear
> sats, which would be the best/easiest one to start with?
> Philip N4HF
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