[amsat-bb] Re: Listen before transmitting?

John Meeks jmeek at harbor.gaslightmedia.com
Thu Dec 27 11:13:07 PST 2007


The report sez "Current Mode: Listen before transmitting"
AO-7 has been switching between mode A and B on it's 24 hr timer.
"Listening" allows you to determine which mode is currently active. 

But you probably knew that ;-)

Vy 73,
John Meeks

On Thu, 27 Dec 2007, Dave Guimont wrote:

> The Weekly Satellite Report under AO7 says:
> Listen before transmitting!
> Is there some kind of "listening" one should be aware of??.
> We learned that 80 years ago in ham radio....That applies to any 
> am/ssb/cw/fm modes, even if transmitting "in the blind" in an emergency....
> All sorts of weird ideas floating around now???
>             73, Dave, WB6LLO
>                 dguimon1 at san.rr.com
>                     Disagree: I learn....
>                Pulling for P3E... 
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