[amsat-bb] Re: [Moon-net] Arecibo on Handy

F8arr f8arr at f8arr.org
Sun Apr 18 12:43:22 PDT 2010

Hello all
Here ft857 and 19elmnts no preamp or other things.
I m on the garden frozen but smilling !!
How fun radio ham is !
Recording all qso if backup of log is needed :-)

Envoyé de mon téléphone.

Le 18 avr. 2010 à 21:37, "David Barber" <david.barber at dbelectronics.co.u 
k> a écrit :

> OK, I know nobody is going to believe this but....on my life...
> I have been outside with an FT-817 connected via a very short piece  
> of coax
> to a Diamond A430S10R (small 10 element beam modified for handheld  
> use) and
> headphones and KP4AO was just audible on SSB.
> Signals were inconsistent but solid enough to copy their callsign  
> and CQ
> calls around 19.00UTC and the odd information exchange thereafter.
> Now they've switched to CW copy is a good 80%.
> No signal strength showing on S-Meter of course but who cares.
> I would never have believed it had I not heard it with my own ears.
> Note: NO preamp was used.
> David
> JO01FR
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