[amsat-bb] Re: P3 status

Bob- W7LRD w7lrd at comcast.net
Mon May 24 10:39:41 PDT 2010

ditto-hang on to that L & S stuff for the next ( if, when) HEO.  In the mean time remember, "this is rocket science, and that ain't cheap"! 

73 Bob W7LRD 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" <vlfiscus at mcn.net> 
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org 
Sent: Monday, May 24, 2010 10:26:20 AM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific 
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: P3 status 

At 03:07 PM 5/22/2010 -0700, Peter Sils <du7la at yahoo.com> wrote: 
>Hi Domenico. (and the group)... 
>Thank you so very much for taking your time to respond to my question! I 
>appreciate it! 
>I too have a lot of equipment I bought just before AO-40 went QRT. I have 
>been holding on to this in hopes that a HEO would be again active. As you 
>know, no luck (same in the stock market lately - hi). 
>I have been active before on AO-51 but find the operation like 50MHz on 
>50.125 exchanging quick grid squares and nothing else! HEO operation is 
>much prefered to LEO (for me). 

I feel sorry for all satellite operators that have never had the 
opportunity to try out a HEO.  I never demonstrated one from the shack, but 
during field days when I had an audience there was always a lot of 
fascination at equipment and at all you could hear. Most of the time there 
was always some DX too. 


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