[amsat-bb] Re: Field Day AO-51 configuration - another option

Ron Overdrive ronoverdrive at tehfurry.com
Tue May 4 13:53:38 PDT 2010

AO-51 is FM only the last I checked.

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:31 PM, Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) <
amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:

> Hi!
> With all the talk about the possibility of an L-band uplink and/or
> S-band downlink on AO-51 since there will be at least 2 other V/U
> FM satellites available during Field Day weekend, what about sticking
> with the V/U frequency combination but go with something different
> for the 2m uplink mode?  Using SSB or even CW on the 2m uplink would
> make AO-51 different than the other V/U satellites, yet still provide
> a challenge that more stations could take on than L-band or S-band -
> and the variety that Drew mentioned that the AO-51 group wants to
> provide for Field Day weekend.
> Just a thought...
> 73!
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/
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