[amsat-bb] Handheld for LEO satellites?

Stephen Nelson steve.motorola.uranium at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 00:07:11 UTC 2015


I have used my Icom IC-92AD with only a rubber duck to talk on a few
satellite passes (AO-27, not SO-50) while hiking. Not optimal, but worked
just fine.

Later I had to buy and Arrow antenna to work SO-50.

Stephen N.
KD6VEX

On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 2:59 PM, Jim Jerzycke <kq6ea at verizon.net> wrote:

> Because they can be very inexpensive, and very portable.
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> Jim  KQ6EA
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> On 01/20/2015 10:56 PM, John Becker wrote:
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Stephen Nelson
斯蒂芬・纳尔逊
スティーブンネルソン
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