[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 uplink
almetco at comcast.net
Sun Mar 27 16:39:43 PDT 2011
The more I read the BB, it seems like some have endorsed the idea that
getting grids are like an HF contest. I need to get them all today.
Unfortunately, contesting has come to the birds in an indirect way. Get a
grid and allow someone else the opportunity to get one.
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of John Geiger
Sent: Sunday, March 27, 2011 7:15 PM
To: Andrew Glasbrenner; Amsat-BB; AO51 Modes; Mark Hammond
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 uplink
How long will AO51 continue to use the new uplink frequency?
73s John AA5JG'
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
To: "Amsat-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>; "AO51 Modes" <ao51-modes at amsat.org>;
"Mark Hammond" <n8mh at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 27, 2011 10:37 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 uplink
> The AO-51 repeater uplink was switched to 145.88 on the 2215 pass
> tonight. I realize there are multiple grid dxpeditions out and about,
> but that does not excuse some of the operating I heard tonight. If
> another station is in the middle of a QSO, stand by and let them finish.
> If you start to transmit and can't hear yourself, or you hear someone
> else in the downlink, stop transmitting and let them make the call.
> Finally, if you've worked that grid, or that station, or that country,
> how about taking a breather and letting someone else work it for a new
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT VP Operations, and AO-51 Command Station
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