[amsat-bb] Saturday night fun with 70cm ISS packet
Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Sun Nov 27 17:32:12 UTC 2016
I am moving the HT/duckie around, similar to how I would point
and twist a directional antenna. On higher passes, the antenna
approaches horizontal, while I move the HT around. It's more of
a challenge with the long duckie compared to a directional antenna,
but that's part of the fun.
Maybe we can make an ISS packet QSO during the next couple of
months, before those leaves become a problem for you again.
Timing would be important, along with finding a pass that is
reasonable for both of us.
On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 5:22 PM, Scott <scott23192 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great report!
> At least on the East Coast, timing of this switch to 70cm is fortunate in
> that the leaves are mostly off the trees now. So, for a while, they won't
> serve as too much of an obstruction.
> Question - are you just holding the duckie antenna vertical?
> -Scott, K4KDR
> Twitter: @scott23192
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