[amsat-bb] Re: Anyone hearing SO-50 in the US ?

Kent R. Frazier k5knt at amsat.org
Wed Apr 2 23:12:30 PST 2008

I heard a lot of activity on the April 2 2350 UCT pass. It was a 58 degree
elevation pass for my location (DM91). I tried to get in, working mobile
from a McDonald's parking lot, but didn't have any success.


On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 7:53 PM, Jeff Moore <tnetcenter at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've tried unsuccessfully to work the last 4 high elevation passes of
> SO-50
> including a 70 degree pass this morning.  I've heard a couple of snatches
> of
> activity, but not enough to even get a call sign.  This is in contrast to
> the pass I worked Saturday at 58 degrees that had a bunch of activity on
> it.
> I was thinking it was my equipment, 2m mobile into a dual-band GP and a 6
> element yagi and HT for downlink.
> Jeff Moore  --  KE7ACY
> CN94
> Bend, Oregon
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ronald Nutter" <rnutter at networkref.com>
> I havent heard SO-50 on either of the two passes I could use today.  I
> had heard it over the weekend.  I had been on AO-51 and AO-16 today so I
> know my equipment is ok.
> Ron
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Kent R. Frazier, K5KNT

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