[amsat-bb] Re: FO-29 and VO-52

D. Craig Fox DFox at rwglaw.com
Tue Jul 28 09:53:46 PDT 2009

Jan, I and a regular group of operators in the western US are regularly on V0-52, FO-29 and AO-7, down to very low elevations.  But I would ask the same question as you.  I have a fairly good signal into these sats and have never even heard any stations outside of Canada, US or Mexico.  That is frustrating when you look at what the footprint of these sats can hit.  



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Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 3:41 PM
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Subject: [amsat-bb] FO-29 and VO-52


Thanks for reading I have a burning Question?

Why is there so little activity on VO-52 and FO-29? These are the birds
that make it possible to make QSO's from Europe to the States and other

During the pass from July 27 2009 10:34 UTC, nothing not a single soul :(
Yesterday around the same time, again nothing ...

Is there no interrest in these birds, they're strong and have a proper

73's Jan - PE0SAT

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