[amsat-bb] Re: Working HO-68

Richard Lawn rjlawn at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 06:54:01 PST 2010

TNX everyone. I'll check the schedule carefully and try one of these

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 12:48 AM, John Neeley <w6zkh at att.net> wrote:

> Rick.....HO-68 is not turned on every pass.  At that 2130 utc time, it was
> off, even though it flew over the US, and the beacon is always on no matter
> what.  HO-68 usually has morning passes, coming from the north down to the
> south.  Check the Amsat-bb here for latest schedule and mode, think it was
> just the other day infact.
> John W6ZKH
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Richard Lawn <rjlawn at gmail.com>
> *To:* amsat-bb at amsat.org
> *Sent:* Sat, December 18, 2010 6:43:26 PM
> *Subject:* [amsat-bb] Working HO-68
> Doing what I try to do every vacation which is try to spend a little time
> back on the birds. I've yet to have a QSO on HO-68. I hear the beacon just
> fine. But I just finished my 2nd pass from NJ and was unable to hear any
> signals let alone myself coming back on any mode. Did I misread the
> operating schedule or am I doing something wrong? MacDoppler told me there
> was a good pass to this part of the world are around 21:30 my time. Great
> beacon strength but nobody else was home.
> Rick
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