[amsat-bb] Re: "Mobile" Operation

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Tue Mar 17 16:08:38 PDT 2009

That's exactly how I interpret the terminology.

Dave Sloan wrote:
> Lets see, guess there are three major ways to operate:
> 1. Stationary: Where you are using equipment and antenna systems that are
> fixed and could not be able to go mobile or portable very easy. 
> 2. Mobile: When the equipment is mounted and operated while installed in a
> piece of equipment that is designed to be mobile and except for short stops
> (red light) is moving. This could be foot mobile, bike mobile, ATV mobile,
> horse back mobile, motorcycle mobile, or vehicle mobile.
> 3. Portable: Where you take your equipment and antennas and temporarily
> install them (like for a state QSO party) and then operate from this
> location until you either quite or move to a different location. Portable
> could also be where you pull a vehicle into parking position and it remains
> there for the duration of the operation. You could either work out of the
> back of an SUV or place your equipment on a table outside of the vehicle and
> it would still be considered portable operation.
> TNX & 73,
> Dave N0EOP
> 31033

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