[amsat-bb] AO-85 & HT

John Becker w0jab at big-river.net
Mon May 30 18:16:18 UTC 2016

Is there a reason for using a HT and not a desk top rig such as FT847?


On 5/30/2016 12:26 PM, Kevin Ehm wrote:
> I’m having great difficulty hitting and receiving AO-85 with my Yaesu VX 6r.  I have read about the frequencies, and that I’m not alone in the boat with HT’s and only 5 watts.  I’m in BP51, and used to hit the easy ones when they were working.  Am I simply wasting my time with AO-85?

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