[amsat-bb] CQ SATELLITE!
clintbradford at mac.com
Sun Feb 15 22:14:18 UTC 2015
STEVE: You can use a simple audio "splitter" cable - MonoPrice.com has them for as
little as $0.67 - search for Product Number 667.
JOHN - Regarding "handheld" or "demo" designations - It take about a half of one
second of air time, and handheld." So the "Iit ties up the satellite" argument is silly.
Yes, there's a little "debate" on the necessity of the "operating mode"
declaration. If you state, "handheld," it used to tell seasoned satellite
operators to let you in and get your contact made - knowing you were working
low power. Some might use "demo" as their op mode - as they operate in front
of a club or hamfest. It is not "improper" to include an op mode - many do
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