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G0UFV
paul shaw
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G0UFV Ham Since 1993
United Kingdom

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My Ham Radio Interests
HF Qrp, Satellites, vhf,

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FT817 qrp, 40m outbacker antenna, Elk log periodic

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3/27/2012 11:45:22 AM (0 comments) Add a commentAdd Comment


Well the Elk log periodic finally arrived.
Went out into the garden this afternoon to catch the 13:34 pass of AO27.
It all started well with me receiving data packets from the sat then it all went dead. I turned the antenna this way and that with no results. Finally i realised that i had forgotten to tune the downlink for doppler. DOH!!
Well maybe next time. I am spending this evening entering frequencies into my ft817 memory for S0-50.
The next job is to find a small piece of plastic pie so that i can mount the antenna to a tripod, this should make swinging the beastie around much easier, as i have arthritis and found it quite hard to hold the Elk for the whole pass.


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