[amsat-bb] Re: Palm Springs Hamfest, Exploding Eggs, and SO-50

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sun Jan 29 17:01:55 PST 2012

>cable-ready analog cable tuner.  If that ATV transmitter was on
>434 MHz and close to the demonstration, could that have wiped
>out the 435-438 MHz satellite subband?  

Yes! Almost every year at the Orlando Hamfest, one of the Red Cross vans is running ATV all day, and it destroys the satellite band. They will usually turn it off if I ask, since it isn't ever being actually used for something.

73, Drew KO4MA

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