[amsat-bb] Re: What can I do with just 2 meter FM equipment??

James Duffey JamesDuffey at comcast.net
Tue Mar 27 16:44:37 PST 2007

On Mar 27, 2007, at 9:30 AM, Roger Kolakowski wrote:

 >If you know CW, you even could combine keying the rig on 2m and  
listening on
 >10 meters to work AO-7 when it shows up in that mode. While it  
might be
 >"chirpy," there are not so many users that it would offend anyone  
who needs
 >you for a new contact.

Actually it never bothered anyone when there were a lot of users on  
Oscar 7. The first time around for Oscar 7 lots of guys got their  
start keying the PTT on their 2M handie talkie for a CW up link.  
Everyone worked these guys encouraging them in their first satellite  
efforts. These guys usually moved up to a real CW rig. - Dr.  
Megacycle KK6MC/5

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