[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 - Idaho Repeater QRM on uplink?
zack.kd8ksn at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 16 09:17:06 PDT 2011
KD7QAF is an ex call sign (now AC7VA - Washington) and KD7QAN is a op in
Yuma, AZ. From the looks of his QRZ page he has not been very active, so I
would doubt if he has a repeater.
From: Andrew Glasbrenner
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 11:58 AM
To: David Palmer
Cc: AMSAT BB
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 - Idaho Repeater QRM on uplink?
Thanks for the heads up. It's likely an echolink or irlp node. Does anyone
have a recording? If we can nail the call down I'll follow up with them.
73, Drew KO4MA
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On Mar 16, 2011, at 11:18 AM, David Palmer <zdap42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I just thought I'd relay a bit of QRM I observed on AO-51 on this
> morning's 3/16/2011 1322z pass. The bird was totally quiet (just a
> nice carrier) for the first 5 minutes of the pass, but then it sounded
> like a repeater was getting into the sat uplink:
> 3/16 1327z: "Connected, KD7QAF repeater."
> 3/16 1328z: "KD7QAF repeater disconnected."
> 3/16 1328z: "hey Stacy did I see you at the corner there by Wendys?"
> 3/16 1330z: "...repeater in Middleton, Idaho."
> Pretty minor as far as QRM goes, but I just wanted to flag it up in
> case anyone knows of a KD7QAF repeater (call might have been KD7QAN?)
> that's got an output near 145.920. Might be worth letting them know
> they're getting into a sat.
> Also had a nice chat with Kerry WC7V on the same pass -- I'd forgotten
> how nice it is to work AO-51 on the early morning passes, it's a
> fantastic satellite!!! The morning passes aren't crowded at all, and
> '51 has such beautiful clear audio and great coverage.
> 73 de Dave KB5WIA / CM88
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