[amsat-bb] Re: K5D an embarrassment

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Mon Feb 23 16:43:13 PST 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Danehy" <jdanehy at cinci.rr.com>
To: <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 2:04 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] K5D an embarrassment
> AO 51 is not the only satellite. I had to give up on AO 7 because of a K3 
> station who continues to use high power and trashes the transponder for 
> others who would like to use it. I have had numerous people write me about 
> that station. You can copy him in 5 or 6 spots when he transmits. That is 
> an embarrassment too. Yet nobody speaks out. It reminds me of the fable 
> about the Emperor and his new clothes.

I'll second the alligator problem on AO-7....  I was listening to a Mode B 
pass the other evening, and the poor girl's AGC was pumping away in time 
with the signal of a VERY over-powered SSB station, who I won't name...

*This* time....

George, KA3HSW

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