[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 historic orbit approaching
n3tl at bellsouth.net
Tue Dec 16 16:21:29 PST 2008
Somebody just emailed me off the board suggesting that AO-7's "odometer has rolled," and that this is actually orbit No. 156.000!
She deserves to be busy, I think, and I hope a lot of you agree.
73 to all,
-------------- Original message from n3tl at bellsouth.net: --------------
> Hey everyone,
> Based on the AO-7 Log Web page, AO-7 is about to begin its 56,000th orbit!
> The next pass over the USA, which begins for me in Northeast Georgia at roughly
> 01:12 UTC (8:12 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) will be part of that orbit.
> I hope somebody might come up and hear a CW signal around 29.445 (the Grand Old
> Girl is in Mode A). I think it would be awesome to have a contact on orbit 56k!
> 73 to all,
> Tim - N3TL
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