[amsat-bb] Re: Terrestrial QRM to FM satellites
kq6ea at pacbell.net
Thu Sep 20 13:08:49 PDT 2007
Yes, it *is* sad. We had a packet DX cluster on the
ISS uplink here in SoCal several years ago, and the
guy would NOT move. He's gone now, but I don't know
what happened to him.
--- "John Marranca, Jr" <jmarranca at bnsystems.com>
> Hello all. I, too, have noticed this happen. I saw
> it first at the
> Rochester Hamfest this year when Rich N2SPI was
> giving his demo on the birds
> (...this is how I became interested in ham sats).
> During his excellent
> demo, two hams were chatting about pizza, and the
> like. I can recall this
> happening during the Mode K Russian sat days. Quite
> honestly, I think it's
> rude and selfish that any person would not follow a
> gentleman's agreement
> bandplan. (Reminds me of a local guy about 15 years
> ago that would talk to
> his buddies on 144.000 FM.)
> It's sad, really.
> John KB2HSH
> John Marranca, Jr
> PBX Technician/Shop Steward CWA 1122
> BN Systems, Inc
> Orchard Park, NY
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