[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 uplink

John Geiger aa5jg at fidmail.com
Sun Mar 27 16:15:05 PDT 2011

How long will AO51 continue to use the new uplink frequency?

73s John AA5JG'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
To: "Amsat-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>; "AO51 Modes" <ao51-modes at amsat.org>; 
"Mark Hammond" <n8mh at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 27, 2011 10:37 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 uplink

> The AO-51 repeater uplink was switched to 145.88 on the 2215 pass
> tonight. I realize there are multiple grid dxpeditions out and about,
> but that does not excuse some of the operating I heard tonight. If
> another station is in the middle of a QSO, stand by and let them finish.
> If you start to transmit and can't hear yourself, or you hear someone
> else  in the downlink, stop transmitting and let them make the call.
> Finally, if you've worked that grid, or that station, or that country,
> how about taking a breather and letting someone else work it for a new 
> one.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT VP Operations, and AO-51 Command Station
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