[amsat-bb] Re: What a shame!

Luc Leblanc lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Sat Feb 21 03:41:30 PST 2009

On 20 Feb 2009 at 21:51, John Price wrote:

> During the over head pass this evening of AO-51 on the QRP transponder
> there was a station that called QC from AOS to LOS. He obviously could
> not hear himself or anyone else. A couple of stations
> tried to call him and got no answer. I wont give the call but I am
> sure he it was him. >

It is wise to not disclose his call sign but you should contact him letting him know the situation. On a couple of occasion i contact an 
operator "generally newbies" who was trying his new set up with a terrestrial beam with no elevation. He was able to receive the sat only 
at AOS and LOS when the satellite was low but he call CQ on the whole pass not knowing he was received OK as the satellite is very 

I called that a common mistake but if no one tells him you will hear it again soon.


Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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