[amsat-bb] Re: Less than lightening Results
n3tl at bellsouth.net
Thu Apr 9 20:10:20 PDT 2009
Heck Greg ... I'm plenty older than AO-7, but I feel like a little kid every time I hear my CW signal coming back from her. Working CW using a straight key through AO-7 is about the coolest mix of the old and new I can think of.
Now, if somebody in Alaska will just hear me calling "CQ AK" some evening on Mode B....
73 to all,
Tim - N3TL
-------------- Original message from "Greg D." <ko6th_greg at hotmail.com>: --------------
> Yeah, this is one grand old bird (the satellite, I mean). If you look at the planetary statistics, the median age of the human population is about 26.8 as of 2000, and growing slowly. That makes AO-07, at age 35, significantly older than
> more than half of the people on Earth.
> Greg KO6TH (one of the few older than AO-07...)
> > From: glasbrenner at mindspring.com
> > To: gordonjcp at gjcp.net; amsat-bb at amsat.org
> > Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 20:36:24 -0400
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Less than lightening Results
> > I LOL'ed. AO-7 was launched one month or so after I was born, but I only
> > took 9 months to build, so it's sort of a toss up!
> > 73, Drew KO4MA
> > >
> > > I try to listen to at least one pass a week, just out of respect.
> > >
> > > I mean, AO-7 is nearly as old as I am.
> > >
> > > Gordon MM3YEQ (is feeling his age a bit today)
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