[amsat-bb] Re: Bob's Message
vk3jed at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 16:34:35 PST 2007
At 10:05 AM 12/18/2007, Nate Duehr wrote:
>To keep the post on-topic, 100W and a single Yagi for moon-bounce!
>I remember reading about the Amateurs lucky enough to be able to work
>moon-bounce prior to the advent of the PC-as-analyzer type technology...
>Folks used enormous ERP and huge antenna arrays to work moon-bounce via
>CW, before these recent advancements. Now anyone with a tri-pod in a
>backyard and a "brick" amplifier on 2m can work the moon, from what I've
>been reading online. It's probably time I give it a try, but I haven't yet.
>Amazing stuff. Lots of neat work going on in the digital modes these days.
Hmm, you give me hope I might be able to work moonbounce on 2m. :) I
have the power and the all mode radio, just have to dust off the
antenna and setup the PC. :)
73 de VK3JED
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