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

Bob- W7LRD w7lrd at comcast.net
Sun Apr 25 23:43:46 PDT 2010

I also noted that "remarkable" statement, "while the xyl does yard work".  This secret must be divulged. 

73 Bob W7LRD 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave-K7DAA" <dave at k7daa.com> 
To: "amsat" <amsat-bb at amsat.org> 
Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2010 11:02:54 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific 
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: [Moon-net] Arecibo on Handy 


Forget this boring moonbounce stuff--I want to know more about this   
other strange phenomenon you've reported, where you get to do fun ham   
stuff while the XYL does the yard work!  I don't think I've ever heard   
of such a thing before! 

Outstanding accomplishment, OM!! 



Dave - K7DAA 
(enjoying all of the great info I read on amsat-bb even though I'm not   
posting much stuff) 

On Apr 18, 2010, at 2:06 PM, David Olean wrote: 

> I tried the same thing with one of my FO432 11 el beams handheld   
> with a bare 
> FT817 this afternoon. This was right after getting home from the VHF 
> Conference in Connecticut. I could hear KP4AO very well on JT65   
> right out of 
> the speaker. My XYL heard the tones 25 meters away while she was   
> raking 
> leaves in the yard. I handheld the antenna... 
> 73 
> Dave K1WHS 
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