[amsat-bb] Hawaii BL11 on AO51 today?

Robert Smith dukenuke at pixi.com
Mon Jun 1 15:18:10 PDT 2009

Aloha All

I've noticed that AO-51 will have a maximum
elevation of 2 degrees on todays "easterly" 
Hawaiian pass. The footprint will extend from
Honolulu to near the western border of Iowa.
To date, my "longest"  AO-51 QSO has
been with K7ULS near Eden, Utah. This 
may be an  opportunity to extend that 
distance. I am willing to give it a try. 
The pass "over" Hawaii will be from 0232Z
to 0236Z today. I should be at the beach
with my Arrow and D700 shortly before
that (5 Watts). At minimum,  I will get to
see some nice sceney on the way to the
beach HIHI.  Hope to hear you.

Aloha and 73, de robert
NH7WN in Honolulu. 

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