[amsat-bb] Re: ISS on Voice over UK & Europe
Gordon J. C. Pearce MM3YEQ
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Wed Oct 15 03:36:48 PDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 11:30 +0100, David Barber wrote:
> Richard Garriott was on voice over UK and Europe for the 10.14 utc pass.
> Using a mixture of his own callsign and RS0ISS he made a brief contact with
> Cor, PD0RKC and the went on to call RK3DZB, the Cosmonaut Training Centre
> where he spoke with his father.
I heard a little bit of this pass, with the signal absolutely booming in
here in IO75 square. Then I went outside and realised that my rig
wasn't hooked to the j-pole but to the 6-ele quad, which I'd lowered and
which was lying on the ground under a large hedge...
Seems the ISS is louder than I expected ;-)
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