[amsat-bb] Re: D STAR AMSAT NET
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 19:26:56 PDT 2013
It's still on weekly, on 20 meters. 14.282, 18:00z-19:00z for random
checkins, bulletins at 19:00z.
Net controls are Keith, W5IU and Larry, W7LB.
Rob Roschewsk wrote:
> I remember the good ol' days when the amsat net was weekly on 75 meters
> (was it Tuesday nights?) and wa2lqq (sk) was net control ...
> On Sep 25, 2013 4:35 PM, "Wayne Estes"<w9ae at charter.net> wrote:
>> WA4HFN wrote:
>> How many satellite ops have D STAR radios ? Join us tomorrow night on REF
>> 60B at 0100 utc
>> W9AE replies:
>> I've seen AMSAT net announcement messages for years, and NEVER understood
>> them. The messages never specify a terrestrial frequency or an amateur
>> satellite. This leads me to the conclusion that the AMSAT net doesn't use
>> ham radio as the communications medium.
>> What communications medium is used to conduct the AMSAT net?
>> Is it on a 2-way channel on a commercial satellite?
>> Is it on the Internet?
>> What is REF 60B?
>> If the AMSAT net doesn't use ham radio, why not?
>> Please explain...
>> Wayne Estes W9AE
>> Oakland, Oregon, USA
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