[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 qrp debate

andy thomas andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Dec 20 12:41:17 PST 2008

I forgot:

YL/G0SFJ/P   outside Riga

--- On Sat, 20/12/08, andy thomas <andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> From: andy thomas <andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk>
> Subject: AO-51 qrp debate
> To: "amsat" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Date: Saturday, 20 December, 2008, 8:27 PM
> It's hard when you're in the field to uplink on the
> main channel with a 5w handheld, an arrow and a following
> wind - see my website www.andythomas.eu (and follow the
> links) for the evidence in trying. 
> I would have opened up more eastern countries but due to
> the fm effect was stamped on by siberian stations, etc.
> Would love to uplink in a qrp channel and downlink onto the
> main channel so that qro ops could uplink on the main (qro)
> uplink and down link onto the same channel as me. 
> I don't think qro ops listen to the qrp downlink
> channel?
> Maybe we would need some device on the qrp uplink to sit on
> abusers.
> all comments gratefully received; and my thanks to the
> ao-051 command team who have helped me worldwide!!
> andy G0SFJ: as


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