[amsat-bb] Re: ao-51 v/s working ?
n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Sun Jun 27 14:09:46 PDT 2010
This was my first time ever running V/s portable. I was working with the
W1MOO crew in VT.
We used a K5GNA AIDC with front mounted dipole and little corner reflector.
It was handheld for the entire pass. FT-817 IF. Worked 3 stations with
"A closed mouth gathers no feet"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ao-51 v/s working ?
> Alan P. Biddle wrote:
>> The usual FD Critical Task Detector kicked in, taking out my 2 m side
>> this morning. (Two years ago the elevation rotator died.) Got it
>> and worked W8QLY on V/S. Probably my only QSO for this year, due to
>> commitments. Heard W5IU and a couple of other stations on with the usual
>> excellent signals.
> That's great to hear it was working. After getting up at 5AM to make
> sure the scheduler had worked, and set a value to make sure it kept
> working, I was sound asleep during the next pass. If there were two
> QSOs, that'd be as many as I heard on the V/U pass I listened to last
> 73, Drew KO4MA
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