[amsat-bb] Re: FO-29 VE2DWE
lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Fri Oct 3 20:00:20 PDT 2008
On 4 Oct 2008 at 4:38, i8cvs wrote:
> I All,
> Got a nice SSB QSO via FO-29 this night october 4 on skedule with Luc
> VE2DWE during orbit 59911 from 01:50 to 01:56 UTC when the bird
> was at the apogee about MA 128
> The contact like a conversation with Luc in FN36KA with me in JN70ES
> lasted about 6 minutes and the distance covered is 6742.8 km
> Signal reports were 5/6 to 5/7 and my maximum elevation was about 2.5
> degrees only.
> Discussing about a stuck relay with Luc was not a problem at all because
> both signals were not affected by QSB and no one word was losted.
> If someone in USA or Canada is interested to contact my grid square via
> FO-29 on CW or SSB please let me know off line.
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
Hi Again Domenico
I just send you a message and FO-29 is having 3 mutual orbit by evening covering the east of North America up to the central US states and
all the Northern European continent with UK and Scandinavia at 10'!!! in the same footprint.
If there is some folks who are unable to sleep i will be QRV at 0333Z October 4 and as my friend Domenico i am also available for some
transatlantic satellite QSO'S
Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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