[amsat-bb] Re: The Eagle has died.

Eric Van Offelen ericvo at telefonica.net
Sun Sep 10 06:39:57 PDT 2006

Mode U/S with AO-40 was a real pleasure to work, with excellent signals once 
the receiving set-up had been optimized (1.2 m solid dish and a good DB6NT 
Living here in high density WiFi area, cordless phones, wireless CCTV and 
all kind of 2.4 Ghz junk !
I could regularly hear the noise floor of the S band transponder and contact 
very low power stations.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "i8cvs" <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it>
To: "Robert Oler" <cvn65vf94 at msn.com>; "Keith Bainbridge" 
<vk6xh at arach.net.au>; "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Cc: <iz1dsj at sparks.it>
Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2006 2:52 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: The Eagle has died.

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Robert Oler" <cvn65vf94 at msn.com>
> To: <vk6xh at arach.net.au>; <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2006 6:33 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: The Eagle has died.
>> I sometimes look back on
>> the AO-40 Easy Sat articles (well written by Steve Ford) and smile.
>> anyway intresting comments on your part.
>> Robert Oler WB5MZO/portable
>> Amsat Life member
>> Robert Oler WB5MZO Houston TX
> Hi Robert, WB5MZO
> In addition to the Steve Ford articles read please the article written by
> Antony Monteiro AA2TX in to QST september 2006 page-42 and smile
> again !
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
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