[amsat-bb] Re: Best FD Sat
chris at chrismaness.com
Fri Jun 24 12:40:52 PDT 2011
Good deal. I will give it a go.
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
<amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:
>> That would be fun. I would like to operate a bird that is almost as
>> old as I am :o) I have never used AO-7 before. Do you think it is
>> doable with an arrow antenna? Will I need to try to use CW? I have
>> never used CW on the sats before.
> You are welcome to try CW, but SSB will work on AO-7. Last year, I
> worked all FM and SSB satellites with 5W and a handheld dual-band
> Elk log periodic. As has already been mentioned, if everyone watches
> their output power to these satellites, it will be a fun time on those
> passes. :-)
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
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