[amsat-bb] Re: Question

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Wed May 6 14:28:51 PDT 2009

At 03:05 AM 5/7/2009, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
>On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 19:38 -0600, Dave wrote:
> > Seems our sats are so low powered they require extraordinary measures to
> > receive.
>What would you consider "extraordinary"?  I'd consider shooting a signal
>across a couple of hundred miles line-of-sight with 5W on VHF and a
>3-element yagi to be not *that* extraordinary.

Or working AO-51 with a pair of HTs and rubber ducks (yes, I have 
done this!).  Hardly extraordinary. :)

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

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