[amsat-bb] FM Satellites: Good Operating Practices for Beginning and Experienced Operators

Jerry Buxton n0jy at amsat.org
Wed Dec 13 23:30:37 UTC 2017


While someone may have opined that, from the AMSAT perspective the
expense is the reason.  The designs for Phase 4B include ragchewing and
uplink power (other than the minimums required) would make no difference
in who is on or not.

Jerry Buxton, NØJY

On 12/13/2017 16:31, KA9QJG wrote:
> Been a Ham over 40 yrs have not actually worked the sats much other than
> listen,  I do have  friends who have   Here is a Question  I would like a
> real answer on .. I have been told other than the expense the reason We do
> not have a geostationary fixed Sat . Is that We would unfortunately have
> Hams that would just set on their and rag chew all the time and tie it up we
> all know they type .. Is there any actual truth to this theory  I have herd
> of some now that get bigger antennas  and Amps to stay in longer in the pass
> , I would think that would knock out the little Guys trying to enjoy  it
> too... 
> 73 and Happy Holidays 
> Don KA9QJG 
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