[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 uplink

Glenn AA5PK aa5pk at suddenlink.net
Sun Mar 27 18:49:27 PDT 2011

For those wondering, here's a recording of that pass from K8YSE's audio archives:
 Glenn AA5PK
> ----- 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 5:37 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 one.
>> 73, Drew KO4MA
>> AMSAT VP Operations, and AO-51 Command Station
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