[amsat-bb] Re: fo-29

Clayton Coleman kayakfishtx at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 15:12:13 PDT 2014

Hi Jeff,

Don't let a few rotten apples spoil the basket.  What you encountered is
common on FO-29 even with its generous passband.

As a general guideline I recommend portable and demo stations transmit
outside 145.930-960 to play it safe.

On Mar 14, 2014 4:10 PM, "Jeff KB2M" <kb2m at comcast.net> wrote:

> Just tried a FO-29 pass for the first time in months. I don't get down here
> to operate at my main station much anymore. I put myself right around
> 435.850, a clear freq and proceeded to try and  make a few contacts. Well,
> after one contact all of a sudden there were 3 or 4 stations calling CQ on
> 850, right on top of the station I was trying to work. I don't get it,
> there
> is plenty of bandwidth why do people call right in the middle of someone
> trying to make a contact.  I gave up, unbelievable...
> 73 Jeff kb2m
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