[amsat-bb] Re: Fwd: [eu-amsat] HO-68 versus AO-51
Mark L. Hammond
marklhammond at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 10:43:31 PDT 2010
My family enjoys the zoo and the circus. You guys act like those are
bad things :)
On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 2:17 PM, Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL <vlfiscus at mcn.net> wrote:
> At 12:52 PM 4/26/2010 -0400, Reid Crowe <reid.crowe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>I feel that HO-68 is an excellent newcomer's satellite when it is FM
>>mode, it is very easy to use. Also, it's footprint made it the most
>>useful for me while in Thule Greenland, FQ56.
> I feel that XW-1 is an excellent everybody's satellite when it is Linear
> mode, it is very easy to use. Also, it's large footprint makes it possible
> for multiple contacts over a wide area at the same time. I say keep it in
> linear mode all the time because the Amsat-na board of directors don't want
> to build linear satellites. They only want single channel FM satellites
> that sound like a circus. Fox will probably sound the same way.
> Vince KB7ADL
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Mark L. Hammond [N8MH]
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