[amsat-bb] Southern CA Satellite Presentations
kellyrkeeton at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 15:59:53 UTC 2016
Can we argue in a less public email reflector.
We all get it - some people like ford some people like Chevy let's bury it or take it offline. My inbox is tired of this.
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> On Jun 27, 2016, at 8:25 AM, Daron Wilson <daron at wilson.org> wrote:
> Cliff, unless I'm missing something, you claim below to never say:
>> "It is not mandatory to work full-duplex. - PERIOD."
> Then you say what you tell your class is:
>> Although this
>> method is preferred, it is not mandatory:
> I'm a little confused...
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> On Jun 26, 2016, at 8:37 PM, Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>>> ... you would quit telling people that full duplex is "not mandatory" for working sats.
>> You've never attended one of my sat sessions. I have never uttered the sentence to groups,
>> "It is not mandatory to work full-duplex. - PERIOD." My standard mantra for the easy FM birds
>> is all over the place:
>> "Ideally, we should be working the satellites in full duplex mode, where we can
>> simultaneously listen to the downlink as we are transmitting. Although this
>> method is preferred, it is not mandatory: Carefully monitor the downlink, and
>> wait for a break in the conversations to announce yourself."
>> People you might be hearing stepping on others are not following those instructions.
>> And all my audiences are very graphically shown and told the reasons why working full-
>> duplex is preferable.
>> I didn't work full-duplex when speaking with Commander Wiseman - who was aboard
>> the ISS at the time during Field Day 2014.
>> If you haven't already given a presentation to your club on working the easy birds,
>> I am available. Just send me an email message.
>> Clint Bradford K6LCS
>> (909) 999-SATS
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