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29924Re: [midatlanticretro] Altair / Fool on the Hill question

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  • Dave McGuire
    Mar 28, 2013
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      On 03/28/2013 11:20 PM, Evan Koblentz wrote:
      > You all know about the famous "Fool on the Hill" demo. Bill Deg. demo'd it
      > a couple of VCF Easts ago.
      >
      > InfoAge, at this year's Philadelphia Science Festival (April 20), is doing
      > a "how radio works" theme. It was suggested that maybe MARCH could
      > participate by doing the Altair demo several times during the day.
      >
      > I like that idea! But I wonder: with a bunch of radio gear operating in
      > very close proximity, will the demo still work, or will there be too much
      > interference for it to operate correctly?

      It's not at all likely that the radio stuff will interfere with the Altair.
      It is likely, however, that the Altair will interfere with the radio stuff,
      especially if the radio stuff is below 30MHz or so.

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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