[amsat-bb] Re: Less than lightening Results

w7lrd@comcast.net w7lrd at comcast.net
Thu Apr 9 21:18:06 PDT 2009


Tim-Look for Joe-AL1F.  He gets on AO7 once in awhile, I have talked to him several times.  
73 Bob W7LRD

----- Original Message -----

From: n3tl at bellsouth.net

To: Greg D. , glasbrenner at mindspring.com, gordonjcp at gjcp.net, amsat-bb at amsat.org

Sent: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 03:10:20 +0000 (UTC)

Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Less than lightening Results







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." : --------------





> 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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