[amsat-bb] Re: What can I do with just 2 meter FM equipment??
JamesDuffey at comcast.net
Tue Mar 27 16:44:37 PST 2007
On Mar 27, 2007, at 9:30 AM, Roger Kolakowski wrote:
>If you know CW, you even could combine keying the rig on 2m and
>10 meters to work AO-7 when it shows up in that mode. While it
>"chirpy," there are not so many users that it would offend anyone
>you for a new contact.
Actually it never bothered anyone when there were a lot of users on
Oscar 7. The first time around for Oscar 7 lots of guys got their
start keying the PTT on their 2M handie talkie for a CW up link.
Everyone worked these guys encouraging them in their first satellite
efforts. These guys usually moved up to a real CW rig. - Dr.
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