[amsat-bb] Working FOX-1A
clintbradford at mac.com
Sat Jul 4 16:52:55 UTC 2015
>> ... the quote that is purely out of context ...
Pure nonsense. From the article ...
"With a minimum power output of 400mW, Fox-1A should be
easy to work with an ordinary VHF/UHF handheld transceiver
and a dual-band handheld Yagi antenna. Most VHF/UHF
handhelds can only communicate in "half duplex." This means
they cannot receive simultaneously while transmitting. A half-
duplex rig will be adequate for the Fox satellites, but a "full
duplex" transceiver is even better. A full duplex transceiver
receives and transmits at the same time. This allows you to
monitor the quality of your signal through the satellite so that
you can make antenna and frequency adjustments as needed."
My quotation of ...
" ... a half-duplex rig will be adequate for the Fox satellites,
but a "full duplex" transceiver is even better ... "
... captures the "essence" properly.
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