[amsat-bb] CQ SATELLITE!

Clint Bradford 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 

Clint K6LCS

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