[amsat-bb] Re: Terrestrial QRM to FM satellites

Bob Stewart bob at evoria.net
Wed Sep 19 15:24:04 PDT 2007

I didn't know about any Mexican taxis.  It's possible on SO-50
I suppose, but AO-27 was almost directly over the Chicago/
South Bend area, and their signals were Q5 and blocking
a number of the regulars out.


--- Patrick Green <pagreen at gmail.com> wrote:

> You sure this wasn't the Mexican taxi stuff that normally plagues the
> satellite on the southern half of the passes?
> 73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
> Amsat #35741
> On 9/19/07, Bob Stewart <bob at evoria.net> wrote:
> >
> > Today on passes of both SO-50 and AO-27, there were
> > terrestrial QSOs going on.  It was especially bad on AO-27
> > with a few people clearly unable to get through due to the
> > strength of the QRM.  It almost sounded like there was a
> > repeater setup on 145.850 with Roger beeps happening.
> > So, what is the "proper" thing to do in situations like this?
> >
> >
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