[amsat-bb] Re: Fw: K5D contacts from tonight
Angelo Glorioso (n5uxt)
n5uxt at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 25 17:49:25 PST 2009
Actually Mike N1ISS did work K5D today. I received an email stating this
From: "Sebastian" <w4as at bellsouth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:13 PM
To: "AMSAT BB" <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Fw: K5D contacts from tonight
> NA1SS, Mike in the ISS tried in vain to contact K5D earlier today. I
> heard K5D quite clearly on ISS working a few stations; but it appears
> they shut down the operation right at the time Mike was calling them.
> This is only a guess in my part, that someone there must have looked
> at the footprint and determined that no one else would be on the air
> from stateside.
> There were some stations down south calling them, and I asked them to
> please wait since Mike was calling them; which they kindly did, but it
> looks like Mike lost a great opportunity to work them. I can only
> hope he was able to work them when I was no longer in the footprint,
> but I doubt he was able to.
> 73 de W4AS
> On Feb 24, 2009, at 9:37 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
>> Here is tonight's AO-51 pass:
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