[amsat-bb] Was: Buddipole Dx-pedtion, Now: AMSAT loaner gear available

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Feb 3 20:00:14 PST 2010

Jeff KB2M wrote:
>  My good friend Bud w3ff of Buddipole fame is operating  for a week with a
> group of friends from J6 St Lucia. He wanted me to pass along to us sat ops
> that the group will also be operating on the FM birds on a limited schedule
> starting soon. If I get more information on any kind of a schedule I will
> pass it along. Bud said that they brought along an arrow antenna.
> 73 Jeff kb2m
I hope to work them! If anyone hears them, or more information becomes 
available, please post it here!

As a reminder, AMSAT has two Arrow antennas, and a TH-D7 available for 
loan to any member going on a DXpedition, or grid trip. This is the same 
gear used to activate K5D last year about this time. The D7 is 
programmed with Alpha-Memory tags for the FM satellites and has both 
rechargeable and AA battery packs, and is very simple to use. Contact me 
if you have a need to use it.

73, Drew KO4MA

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