[amsat-bb] CW straight key nowadays

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Sun Apr 3 15:31:16 UTC 2016


In addition to FO-29, the following satellites have linear transponders
available for use:


Watch your power on CW - especially on AO-7. A very strong CW signal can
make the transponder useless for others, and in the case of AO-7, cause it
to mode jump at certain times of the year.


Paul, N8HM

On Sunday, April 3, 2016, andy thomas via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>

> Hi
> Just sorting out the garden and antennas this Spring day. I have my
> preamps wired into the feed lines and want to get on air with a challenge a
> bit more than FM.
> So I'm wondering what is currently available to work in CW (Only straight
> key and I'm not very fast!)?  FO-29, I suppose, but anything else?
> 73 de andy G0SFJ
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