[amsat-bb] AO-7 Report

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Sat May 31 03:56:03 UTC 2014

Sadly, the "alligators" (2 specific violators come to mind...) who need to 
hear this admonition are not BB subscribers...

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Stoetzer" <n8hm at arrl.net>
To: "Amsat BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, May 30, 2014 6:14 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-7 Report

> One of the likely causes of random mode jumping, however, is an excessive
> power drain caused by too much power on the uplink. Please limit your
> uplink power to no more than 100w ERP. As stated numerous times over the
> past 39 years, if you cannot hear your downlink on AO-7 Mode B with 100w
> ERP, you need a better receive system, not more power!
> 73,
> Paul, N8HM

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