[amsat-bb] Re: Less than lightening Results
David - KG4ZLB
kg4zlb at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 9 12:36:06 PDT 2009
I am a newcomer to Mode A on AO-7 and for what its worth, I haven't
heard anything other than CW signals on the Mode A passes.
Both VO-52 and FO-29 has its share of CW proponents, I usually hear them
in the first half of the passband - not sure if that's a requirement or
a gentleman's agreement but there is plenty of CW activity when the
birds are in the footprint of me down here in EL96.
Maybe I am a little confused about what constitutes AO-7 being "in
sunlight" but I work it at 10.00 to 11.00pm in darkness and it works fine!
John W Lee wrote:
> I hate to say it but the CW activity is VERY slow on the
> birds these days. I don't like SSB and there's so little CW
> activity that I've basically given up on AO7 and VO52.
> In the past I was 100% CW for about 20 years and there
> was always somebody to work.
> Ao-7 only works in sunlight. And t he downlink is not real loud,
> but it does work.
> John K6YK
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