[amsat-bb] Re: Best FD Sat
aa2tx at comcast.net
Fri Jun 24 17:27:35 PDT 2011
I can easily work AO-7 on SSB with just Lindenblads
and a vertical for 10m (mode A.) Please give it a try
and work us at NS1RA on FD!
On 6/24/2011 3:40 PM, Chris Maness wrote:
> Good deal. I will give it a go.
> es 73
> de KQ6UP
> 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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