[amsat-bb] Re: Ao-51 at 2100z today
clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 17 14:01:46 PST 2011
>> ... how do you all write down callsigns?
I am not sure what your problem is. I mean ...
-one hand for the Yagi
-one hand for the radio
-one hand for the speaker-mic
-one hand for the clipboard
-one hand for the pencil
-one hand for the tall glass of iced tea
-one hand for your smartphone with its satellite tracking program running
I will sometimes use a smartphone voice recorder app to record passes, for later review. In a shirt pocket,
to free up my other six hands.
Additionally, I have built a little tray wide enough to accommodate my HT on the boom of my Yagi. Helps
free another hand, as well as "counter-balancing" the front-heavy antenna. Photos at ...
... and ...
Clint Bradford, K6LCS
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