I've worked a number of cw stations on fo-29, both cross-mode (when I don't have a key) and on cw myself. Less than 5w always... and all but one time was with 2xFT-817 hanging around my neck with a palm pico stuck on one of them, and a handheld arrow antenna while tuning manually. So I would say if you are having trouble hearing other cw ops, it might be worth checking over your station (esp the rx signal path..). If satpc isn't keeping up with doppler, maybe check your tuning steps too..
- Matt nj4y
On 4/26/2018 2:58 PM, Marshall R. Toburen wrote:
Mike, I've had similar experience, very few stations appear to operate CW. I've only had 3 CW QSOs, one which was cross mode. My SatPC32 does not provide good enough Doppler correction for CW. I operate split and adjust TX to remain on "fixed" RX frequency.. If I hear a CW signal, I'll definitely make a call.
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