[amsat-bb] Fox, "Easy Sats"....et al....

R.T.Liddy k8bl at ameritech.net
Sat Jul 4 18:34:14 UTC 2015

Yuri, UT1FG/MM has worked many stations half-duplex and givenout a ton of rare grids. Maybe he should be educated about how "dumb"his operating technique is? ? ? ? ?
Bob K8BL
      From: Michael <Mat_62 at charter.net>
 To: "amsat-bb at amsat.org" <amsat-bb at amsat.org> 
 Sent: Saturday, July 4, 2015 1:02 PM
 Subject: [amsat-bb] Fox, "Easy Sats"....et al....
Once again I feel the need to say that we have gone in the wrong 
direction by trying to convince everyone how easy a  "sat"  is to work 
with a handheld antenna. I got into satellite communication because of 
the technical challenge involved, not by how "easy it was".
  This whole half or full duplex issue is a symptom of  "dumbing down" 
There should never be any question on it.  Full duplex should ALWAYS be 
Michael, W4HIJ
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