[amsat-bb] CQ SATELLITE!

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Mon Feb 16 15:26:32 UTC 2015


You don't have to operate FM! You can have a nice AOS to LOS conversation
if you wish on AO-73, FO-29, AO-7, or any other pending linear transponder

Besides, based on what I hear on SO-50 when South America is in the
footprint, you probably could have a nice roundtable discussion until North
America gets into the footprint on FM satellites.

I've had some decent conversations on low SO-50 passes to the east, when
it's just a couple of us on the East Coast and the fishes in the Atlantic
Ocean in the footprint. Being a single channel shared resource, though,
when it's busy demands operator courtesy.


Paul, N8HM

On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 7:36 AM, Gus <gus at 8p6sm.net> wrote:

> On 02/16/2015 05:01 AM, Kevin M wrote:
>> You are taking my message out of context and trying to turn it into a HEO
>> versus LEO debate.
> You are putting words in my mouth.  I made (and make) no comment on
> satellite orbits, nor wish to imply one.  Nor am I against solid procedural
> principles (full duplex / hearing your own downlink, etc).  But if every
> word of my exchange has to be pared down to the bare minimum to satisfy
> some OTHER operators specific needs, I don't imagine being much motivated
> too soon.
> I think I'm going to add the "Sushi" procedural to my call from now on.
> Or "No Sushi" in my case.  And if there is anyone who doesn't know what it
> means, I'll happily explain it to them.
> --
> Gus 8P6SM / No  Sushi
> The Easternmost Isle
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