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Re: Interference on AO-51

Well, I just reported a whole bunch of them to E-Bay (U.S.) as banned items, 
so at least those few will be off the market, and not bothering our 

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Francesco Messineo" <iz5dwf@amsat.org>
To: "Tony Langdon" <vk3jed@gmail.com>
Cc: "Oleg LY3UE" <ly3ue@qrz.lt>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 2:22 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Interference on AO-51

> On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 07:39:07AM +1000, Tony Langdon wrote:
>> These phones are extremely common in SE Asia.  2m FM uplinks are
>> useless once the footprint touches that region.  Listening on the
>> downlink, all you hear is masses of phone calls one on top of another.
> I regularly hear those phones also from north africa, both in the
> satellite sub-band and in cw/ssb part of 2m amateur band.
> But, what actually can we do?
> 73
> Francesco IS0FKQ
> ----
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