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Ray Wells vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Mon Aug 6 11:54:01 EST 2007

Horst Leykam wrote:

>Hi Guys,
>Get this "Transmit only" thing in perspective!
>How often can you hear someone talking on a repeater direct?
>It won't make a lot of difference in real life whether the thing can hear
>not, as most times driving around in a city or elsewhere it won't hear
>others anyway and will still transmit over the top. So, I don't have a
>problem with that, provided people don't set them to beacon every 30
>seconds. Cheers Horst, VK2HL
probably because people are so used to repeaters that they no longer 
install decent antennas. In the days before repeaters, pre 1970 (ish) we 
all used simplex on 2m and achieved good results.

Ray vk2tv
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