[amsat-bb] Re: First QSO

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 7 20:39:51 PDT 2010

Congrats, Don!

That bug bit me about 17 years ago.  It still hasn't let go.

Greg  KO6TH

(RS-10, with a QSO from California to New York on 10 watts to a copper
pipe J-pole for the 2m uplink, and a wire strung out to a tree in the back yard hooked to
a Radio Shack shortwave receiver for the 10 meter downlink)

> From: don1018 at comcast.net
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 12:21:54 -0400
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  First QSO
> Finally did it made first contact via satellite (SO-50_ today 6/7/10  at
> 15:18U with K8YSE . Thanks John for coming back to me.  
> Don WB8ZOM
> It is quite a learning curve but if you can hang in long enough you can do
> it.
> The bug has now put a big bite on me
> Don WB8Z)M
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