[amsat-bb] Re: FM satellites

John Geiger aa5jg at fidmail.com
Wed Jul 6 05:55:22 PDT 2011

You can't get a VUCC or WAS award for cell phone calls.

73s John AA5JG

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Guimont" <dguimon1 at san.rr.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2011 6:15 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] FM satellites

> I've worked every ham satellite that has been launched since I got on
> Oscar 7, cw, most of my gear at that time home brew in 1980.
> For the life of me I cannot see any difference in pushing a button on
> an FM bird than operating a cell phone, except that it is a 2 user
> operation and the time available is limited...
> Waste of good AMSAT funds......skill level 1, on a 1 to 10 basis...
>            73, Dave, WB6LLO
>                dguimon1 at san.rr.com
>                    Disagree: I learn....
>               Pulling for P3E...
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