[amsat-bb] Re: [Fwd: Reminder 23cm .. "Net check in" fun event]
daleh at alaska.net
Wed Jun 24 11:03:56 PDT 2009
Tim Tuck wrote:
> This just appeared on the MoonNet list and I thought that if any of you
> have decent setups on 1296 you might like to try and hear something
> coming back off Oscar 1 :)
> I'm certainly going to try!
> -------- Original Message --------
> In order to supplement the EoA activity on the following days there
> will be a 'Net - check in'
> fun event conducted at the times indicated below. This week Friday
> Saturday and Sunday.
> The main mode will be SSB but anybody on CW is also encouraged to join.
> There will be many very loud stations (big goo) which should be
> readable on modest antennae.
> The frequency chosen is 1296.025 .. your transmit frequency
> I (VK3UM) will run the OC > EU "skeds" and Joe or Jay (K1RQG K5JL)
> will run the NA > OC
> The EU > NA may be run by PI9CAM or HB9MOON .. someone will do it for sure.
> There will be a heap of special calls in use as well.
> W1M = K1RQG
> W5J = K5JL
> K5J = K5SO
> N0O = N0OY
> W1O = K2DH
> K0C = K0YW
> so save the totally predictable debate of 'is that a new initial'
> ? until later !!!
> Its going to be hard enough to understand the accents without
> changing call signs as well !!
> NA = NORTH AMERICA
> OC = OCEANIA
> EU = EUROPE
> NA > OC STARTING JUNE 26 AT 0100Z
> OC > EU STARTING JUNE 26 AT 0930Z
> EU > NA STARTING JUNE 26 AT 1900Z
> NA > OC STARTING JUNE 27 AT 0130Z
> OC > EU STARTING JUNE 27 AT 1100Z
> EU > NA STARTING JUNE 27 AT 2000Z
> NA > OC STARTING JUNE 28 AT 0200Z
> OC > EU STARTING JUNE 28 AT 1200Z
> EU > NA STARTING JUNE 28 AT 2030Z
> Come on or just listen. It is intended as a fun activity to support
> EoA . There will be many
> big guns on and you could be very surprised at what you will hear.
> 73 de Doug VK3UM
> Moon-Net posting and subscription instructions are at http://www.nlsa.com/nets/moon-net-help.html
This is very interesting. I will be set up on L band for field day and
hope to be able make contact with other folks. I will be listening in
on the EoA also. Local ham KL7UW is working towards getting his dish
ready for the event.
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