[amsat-bb] Re: Considerate satellite operations behavior.

Louis House, KD5GM kd5gm at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 23 16:30:55 PST 2011

I agree totally!  about 90% of my VO-52 passes have no one on the band. 52 
is good and strong nearly all of the time, sometimes even as low as  -2 
degrees at aos/los.

72 louis kd5gm
CW, the original digital

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> Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 08:42:24 -0500
> From: "Bill Gillenwater" <gillie at pa.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Considerate satellite operations behavior.
> To: "John Geiger" <aa5jg at fidmail.com>, "i8cvs"
> <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it>, "Amsat - BBs" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
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> Just worked a pass of VO-52, only two signals heard calling CQ and I was
> calling on CW.  Plenty of room for more activity.
> 73 Bill K3SV
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "John Geiger" <aa5jg at fidmail.com>
> To: "i8cvs" <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it>; "Amsat - BBs" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>;
> "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" <vlfiscus at mcn.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 8:28 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Considerate satellite operations behavior.
>> If you don't like the FM satellites, instead of complaining that we need
>> more linear satellites (like I have seen suggested), HOW ABOUT USING THE
>> ONES WE HAVE??  VO52 is an excellent satellite and it is hardly
>> overcrowded,
>> at least in the US.  Many times there is only one or two stations on it.
>> 73s John AA5JG

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