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Re: Repeater on the Moon

On Sun, 27 Apr 2003, Don Woodward wrote:

Bob Said:

> "ERICSSON FULL DUPLEX REPEATER:  Adding a rubber band around the
> transmitting VHF HT PTT and holding the Mic near the UHF speaker further
> becomes a Crossband Repeater (as long as the VHF radio doesn't
> overheat)... (Of course a VOX PTT circuit being assembled for the SSTV
> experiment can do this job perfectly if the right cables are prepared in
> advance).. See the idea at:
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/iss-aprs/ARISSu-v.jpg";

You might think that is a lunie idea, but if I was a HAM, and I was on ISS
and I had a VHF Ericcson and a UHF Erricson, I would sure look for a
rubber band to experiment with full duplex operations!

By the way, both radios ARE on board.  It just takes someone to do it.


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