[amsat-bb] Re: The Mode B tradition

Steve Meuse smeuse at mara.org
Fri Sep 15 10:07:48 PDT 2006

John B. Stephensen expunged (kd6ozh at comcast.net):

> You're right. P3E and Eagle will operate similarly to AO-10 and AO-13 on 
> mode B and P3E is similar to AO-13 on mode S. I don't remember making a 
> single S-band contact outside the U.S. on AO-13. The advantage of mode B is 
> that it works with large off-pointing angles and that is what is required 
> for DX. I was able to work India (Bangalore) using AO-10 on mode B and that 
> was almost on the opposite side of the earth from LA.

I mananged to work 2 VU's via AO-40, so let's not imply that it's band related. 


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