[amsat-bb] Re: News for the Southern Hemisphere only
timt at skybase.net
Mon Mar 2 14:38:34 PST 2009
Great to hear of your expedition to our corner of the globe.
I've taken the liberty of forwarding your message to the AMSAT-VK group
(239 members and growing ) who are very active on those satellites in Oz
You can find us here....
I'll be listening out for you as I'm sure will be others.
Graham Shirville wrote:
> Hi All,
> VERY GENTLE DX-PEDITION TO THE SOUTH ATLANTIC
> Commencing March 7th 2009, I will be onboard MV Minerva which is visiting the islands off lying Antarctica. The schedule includes visits to South Georgia (VP8) on March 12 &13th and Tristan da Cunha (ZD9) on March 18 &19th before arriving in Cape Town on March 24th.
> Activity is planned via SO50, AO51 and the ISS (if available) from the ship and, if licences can be obtained, from the islands themselves.
> I intend to take FM handhelds and an Arrow antenna and hope to have at least some limited internet access which can be used to arrange skeds.
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