[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 pass at 22:06 UTC 2011-10-01

Jeffrey Koehler jeffk13057 at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 2 05:52:02 PDT 2011

It amazes me that people to this day still call, "CQ satellite CQ satellite" and having it be so obvious that they cannot hear the downlink.


73, Jeff WB2SYK FN13xc

From: Michael Schulz <mschulz at creative-chaos.com>
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Sent: Saturday, October 1, 2011 11:29 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 pass at 22:06 UTC 2011-10-01

On Sun, 2011-10-02 at 04:31 +0200, i8cvs wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Omar Alvarez" <xe1aom at yahoo.com>
> To: <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
> Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2011 12:25 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 pass at 22:06 UTC 2011-10-01
> What a shame this pass, just a few QSOs can be finished because all calling
> others without give a chance the complete the current QSO.
> What we need to fix that?....
> I will wait for a better pass.
> Have a nice weekend.
> Omar
> DK89df
> Hi Omar, XE1AO
> You only need satellites with linear transponders.
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico

If you pair that with good operating practice like giving call signs so 
that they're understandable and checking for available frequency first 
you may have a winner ;).
73 Mike K5TRI

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