[amsat-bb] Re: ""you may as well use Skype..."
Gordon JC Pearce
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sat Feb 5 00:41:18 PST 2011
On Fri, 2011-02-04 at 21:36 -0600, Jim Shorney wrote:
> 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!
You're so far south you can get away with that, though ;-)
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