[amsat-bb] Re: There's no usable satellites
thomasmschaefer at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 08:58:34 PDT 2011
I do not understand the purpose to belittle people that want to use the satellite on an HT. I can use my 9100, but it is a nice intro to be in the yard or a beach with an HT and an Arrow antenna. What purpose does it serve to take that away from someone if it does not fit your idea of what operating should be?
On Oct 24, 2011, at 11:47 AM, John Becker wrote:
> I got to agree with you.
> The FM sat's in my option is near useless with all the
> "using them famous words of the late W2OY"
> Just way to many "kids, lids and space cadets "
> Standing in their back yard on a FM HT.
> Pass after pass it seems to always to be the same people.
> Sure do (still) miss AO-40....
> John, W0JAB
> At 10:28 AM 10/24/2011, you wrote:
>> I have spent too much money on an FT-847!
>> I had better to buy a well equipped HF transceiver instead!
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