[Fwd: LF: G3GRO receives Telephony on 136]

André Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Tue, 09 Jun 1998 10:07:56 -0400

Prof R. Jennison wrote:

> I had a telephone call this afternoon (2nd June) from G3GRO in Crawley to
> say that he had been listening to my speech modulation for the previous two
> hours and he quoted various parts of the transmission such as "Hello,
> hello, hello, this is G2AJV", etc.  He received my A.M. modulation with his
> receiver in cw mode but with the bandwidth as wide as the severe QRN
> permitted.
> The distance from G2AJV to G3GRO is a little over 90km.
> This is the first report of the reception of ham telephony signals on this
> band and Derek deserves sincere congratulations.  No doubt he will give his
> own account soon.  My transmitting antenna was slightly off-tune at the
> time because of severe rain.
> For my part, having proved the point, I will now desist from transmitting
> A.M. unless requested by other hams but I may try occasional test runs.
> Thank you Derek!
> 73,
> Roger,  G2AJV.