[amsat-bb] Re: My Status: KI4HLV/6Y5 {Second Attempt}

Iain McFadyen ki4hlv at gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 15:34:51 PST 2007

> Greetings to all!
> For those that know me, you will remember me as a condo dweller in McLean
> Virginia, just outside Washington DC.
> Satellite operations were virtually impossible, with just a discone on my
> balcony, 140ft AGL. So, I restricted my satellite operations to Field Day,
> when I helped the local club to cobble together a satellite station, to get
> the bonus points and to thrill the onlookers when the Az/El mount started
> stepping across the sky.
> Well, my situation has changed. I'm now back in Kingston Jamaica where I
> spent three delightful years in the past (2001-2004).
> In the next few weeks, I expect to know whether this will be a long term
> assignment. If it is (and I expect it to be), I shall be moving forward
> quickly to build a satellite station, basically from the ground up, to
> operate the existing LEOs. So I'll be activating 6Y5 on the sats shortly.
> Meanwhile, I'm unsubscribing from the BB, given the recent change of focus
> of the messages.  :-(
> If anyone needs/wants 6Y5 on satellite, please contact me offlist, as I'll
> be unsubscribing from the BB with immediate effect.
> 73
> Iain    KI4HLV/6Y5
> Kingston, Jamaica

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