[amsat-bb] Re: last pass of AO-51

w7lrd@comcast.net w7lrd at comcast.net
Sat Nov 8 11:39:19 PST 2008

In fact on AO-7 one will find themselves in a three or four way QSO.  You can actually have a conversation!
73 Bob W7LRD
"if this were easy, everyone would be doing it"

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: Dave Guimont <dguimon1 at san.rr.com> 

> >The last was pass to the east of the UK was an 
> >absolute disgrace to the hobby of amateur radio 
> >and satellite user/operators. 
> > 
> >I would have been ashamed if I had been giving a 
> >satellite demonstration to non or potential radio 
> >amateurs, or potential satellite users, to let them 
> >listen to the cacophony of ignorant operators who 
> >were on that last pass. 
> Yes, Dave we have the same coterie of rude operators in thke US as well... 
> But, of course, the mode selected for AO51 (ssb 2-user voice), is the 
> big contributing factor... 
> You will not find that on AO-7, FO-29 or VO52.... 
> ...............BANDWIDTH... 
> 73, Dave, WB6LLO 
> dguimon1 at san.rr.com 
> Disagree: I learn.... 
> Pulling for P3E... 
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