[amsat-bb] Hi to the 13 Original 13 Colonies - Motherland Calling !!
jim at milnet.uk.net
Sun Jul 5 03:47:01 PDT 2009
About 36 hours ago, I had an excellent QSO with Tim, N3TL via FO-29 on SSB. We had
about a two minute window, so we did't have much time for rag chewing!!!
According to my investigations, there are only a few orbits of FO-29 (my favorite
satellite at present, and I think the only one high enough to reach many of the
Eastern States). One of them occurs in about 12 hours, at 0044 (UTC) 5 July.
Bearing in mind Tim is in quite far south, it should be possible for addition
States to be worked from here.
Please note that I can only do SSB (CW is far to rusty, I'm sorry to say)
If anyone in the 13 States would like to make a sked for this orbit of FO-29,
please email me off list at g3wgm at amsat.org
73s, and Happy Holidays!
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