[sarex] Re: further late reply regarding ISS simplex
tmcgrane at suffolk.lib.ny.us
Fri Aug 11 18:31:41 PDT 2006
Reading comprehension seems to be low here... I wrote that it was a joke
On Fri, 11 Aug 2006, Bob Witte K0NR wrote:
> Actually, the NASA pen story is a myth.
> And working split under pileup conditions is a pretty standard and
> proven radio operating technique.
> 73, Bob K0NR
> McGrane wrote:
> > Hi bob- You must live in a bad area. My fellow amateurs always quieted
> > down when they heard an astronaut calling someone. Seems like you and NASA
> > are pretty set in your ways. Dont you think its time to let some others
> > have their way with the space program?
> > I remeber an joke I heard years ago; NASA spent a million dollars to
> > develop a pen that would write in zero gravity...... the russians used
> > pencils.
> > I see no open-mindedness here. pat
> > On Fri, 11 Aug 2006, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> >>> Hello again- the astronauts will hear everyone calling
> >>> whether its split or simplex operation so why not make it
> >> simplex!
> >> Because many of us live near inconsiderate operators that step
> >> all
> >> Over the downlink by transmitting on the uplink. Simplex is
> >> just not a good idea.
> >> The downlink should be separate from the uplink so that everyone
> >> can hear the downlink without interfererence from uplink
> >> stations.
> >> Bob
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