[amsat-bb] Re: Congratulations to arecibo activation

Mark L. Hammond marklhammond at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 04:51:34 PDT 2010

Nice work, Juan!  I printed KP4AO working you :)

They never heard me..not enough power and/or not lucky on the uplink freuquency.


211000  4   -9  3.4 -406  3 #      EA4CYQ KP4AO FK68   OOO   1   0 
211200 10  -14      -415  4   RRR ?                                
211300  0  -31  1.8 -622 44                                        


Mark N8MH

At 11:41 AM 4/19/2010 +0200, Juan Antonio Fernandez wrote:
>The day before yesterday I could receive arecibo in SSB and I received
>several reports, CQs and ending transmissions such as "over over".
>Yesterday I could receive very clear the CW signal, it was a very steadily
>When they change to JT65 I called to EB4FXD and he told mo how I had to
>configure the software.  The sofltware in an old version could decode 100%.
>Pedro EB4DKA could receive the signal witn a single CJU and a THF6, so they
>encouraged me to try the contact.
>I can´t belive my eyes!, I have never tried an EME contact but with only 20
>minutes spare to shut off they sent your report !!!!!!!!.
>EA4CYQ KP4AO FK68 000
>Thank you vey much indeed to arecibo operators, Pedro EB4DKA y Manuel
>Every day this hobby is more fantastic.
>My setup is:
>- hy-gain 7030SAT with CP installed (15+15CP)
>- 90 wats solid amplifier
>- preamplifier
>- hard line over 35 meters
>- And old pentium 2 running JT65
>Juan Antonio
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Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]

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