[amsat-bb] Re: Best FD Sat

Chris Maness chris at chrismaness.com
Fri Jun 24 12:40:52 PDT 2011

Good deal.  I will give it a go.

es 73
de KQ6UP

On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
<amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:
> Chris,
>> That would be fun.  I would like to operate a bird that is almost as
>> old as I am :o)  I have never used AO-7 before.  Do you think it is
>> doable with an arrow antenna?  Will I need to try to use CW?  I have
>> never used CW on the sats before.
> You are welcome to try CW, but SSB will work on AO-7.  Last year, I
> worked all FM and SSB satellites with 5W and a handheld dual-band
> Elk log periodic.  As has already been mentioned, if everyone watches
> their output power to these satellites, it will be a fun time on those
> passes.  :-)
> 73!
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/
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