[amsat-bb] Re: HT + HO-68 = NE Georgia to SE Alaska!

Rick - WA4NVM wa4nvm at comcast.net
Fri Jan 22 21:08:10 PST 2010

Way to go Tim!  I heard the whole thing.  You will have to put the "orbit 
on HO-68 to work #50 on FM mode and QRP!  Great Job!

73 all,


> Hey everyone,
> At 0204 UTC on 23 January, KL7XJ and I had a quick contact on HO-68 in FM.
> At the time, the satellite was below 4.5 degrees and descending for me. 
> I'm
> thrilled to put state No. 49 in the log with my handheld station - a Yaesu
> VX-7R and Elk dual-band log periodic. I never expected to get more than 
> the
> lower 48 in my satellite log with the HT, so this is a very pleasant
> surprise. My thanks to AMSAT-China for HO-68, and to Dale for being there
> when it counted.
> 73 to all,
> Tim - N3TL
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