[amsat-bb] Re: ""you may as well use Skype..."

Jim Shorney jshorney at inebraska.com
Fri Feb 4 19:36:54 PST 2011

On Fri, 04 Feb 2011 08:03:59 +0000, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:

>It doesn't in my case.  I have *no interest at all* in operating
>satellites that require a complex fixed station with computer tracking
>and tuning.  None.  Doesn't interest me one bit.

Require? Hah. I used to run the RS birds with a TR-7, IC-251A, and a TA-33 + 17
el Cushcraft with an old CDE rotor. No computer control, fixed at 90 degrees
elevation. What fun it was!



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