[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 Distance stretched again !

Bob- W7LRD w7lrd at comcast.net
Tue Jan 19 22:29:54 PST 2010

I'm working on it! 

73 Bob W7LRD 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pierre van Deventer" <pierrevd at icon.co.za> 
To: "Andre' v Deventer" <vandeventeraj at telkomsa.net>, AMSAT-BB at amsat.org 
Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 9:20:29 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific 
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 Distance stretched again ! 

Good morning, 

Thanks to all that have responded to the email below. 

I have been in contact with Josep EA6SA. The information on QRZ.com is 

His correct grid locator is JM19lo, this results in a 22 km reduction to the 
distance claimed previously. The correct distance is 7,766 km. 

Good luck with pushing the envelope. 

73, Pierre ZS6BB 

-----Original Message----- 
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On 
Behalf Of Andre' v Deventer 
Sent: 18 January 2010 23:29 
To: Amsat-Bb 
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-7 Distance stretched again ! 

Congrats to Pierre ZS6BB KG43eu and Josep EA6SA JM19ir with their 7,788km 
 contact via Ao-7B on 18 Jan 2010 at 17h27 UTC SSB. 

This amazing distance and on SSB ! 

Well Done guys ! 


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