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

PE0SAT pe0sat at vgnet.nl
Tue Jul 28 10:47:55 PDT 2009

On Tue, July 28, 2009 18:53, D. Craig Fox wrote:

> Jan,

Hi Craig,

I was a lucky this morning 10:48 UTC I worked K9HF, it was short
but it is in the Log :)) via AO-7

> 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.

Perhaps it is an idea to make appointments with date and time.

I've tried to use the dx-cluster, but that was also unsuccessful.

Maybe the use of a website that will help the Sat operators
in making apointments for QSO's with other continents. Combine SAT data
with a Calendar function ?

> 73s
> Craig

73's PE0SAT - Jan

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