[amsat-bb] Re: QRP Mode and JOTA

Patrick Green pagreen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 20:45:45 PDT 2006

The "open squelch" is a normal feature of the B side repeater but I do have
to say that it wasn't that strong and had deep fades for me as well.  I
haven't operated on the sats in awhile so I might just be rusty.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
Amsat 35741

On 10/17/06, Erik Jacobsen <mplsvrf at gmail.com> wrote:
> Getting ready for JOTA, I just gave the QRP Mode a try.  The satellite was
> difficult to copy on a 66.3 degree pass.  Using my arrow antenna I had to
> compensate for deep fades.  Plus, the squelch was open.  Anyone else
> having
> the same experience?
> Thanks & 73
> Erik Jacobsen, KB9BNY & W9W on 10/20-10/21.
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