[amsat-bb] UO-11 Active
GW1FKY at aol.com
Fri Dec 31 02:34:03 PST 2010
Pleased to report that UO-11 was active and quite strong on the North/South
pass from my QTH in Wales
here in the UK. Approx. 0958 hrs GMT. 31st December 2010.
I have not monitored A0 -7 as yet today ( it was active yesterday) but is
nice to see these old birds seeing out yet another year along with those
much younger in this new world of technology advances..
Just a point to the many enquiries about working satellites -You do not
need high power or high gain antennas to enjoy the hobby - I have used both
my Arrow and Elk antennas for many contacts and still get
Wishing you all a "HAPPY NEW YEAR and GOOD LUCK" for 2011.
A big thanks to all that support their time and effort as well as donations
to make the hobby worhwhile.
Amsat - UK
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