[amsat-bb] Re: QRP re deux
w4as at bellsouth.net
Fri Dec 19 20:10:45 PST 2008
I agree 100% with you Jim.
If you look at it another way. Standing on relatively flat terrain
with 5 watts from an HT on a simplex channel will give you a mile or
so on FM.
That same 5 watts from the same HT at the Empire State Building
observation deck will give you coverage to several miles, if not
Either of those two scenarios, I consider to be QRP.
73 de W4AS
On Dec 19, 2008, at 6:49 PM, Jim Danehy wrote:
> the premise that I follow is that QRP in the ham fraternity for
> decades prior to AMSAT was 5 watts output from the final stage of
> the transmitter . . . any other attempt which hopes to replicate
> that simplistic approach is speculation based upon a dynamic that is
> flawed from lack of accurate measurements . . . and constantly
> changing parameters . .
> HAPPY HOLIDAYS
> Jim W9VNE
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