[amsat-bb] FP/KV1J 26 Oct 2010 - 2 Nov 2010 FM Sats

KV1J kv1j at comcast.net
Sat Oct 16 19:46:22 PDT 2010

I will be operating from the island of Miquelon (Grid GN17) 
from October 26 through November 2 as FP/KV1J.  The dates 
may shift a bit depending on the weather and available 
transportation.  This is a French territory (Collective) off 
the coast of Newfoundland.

I will be mostly on the low bands but plan to take
breaks and work as many of the FM satellite passes 
that I can.  I have AO-51, AO-27, SO-50, SO-67, and 
HO-68 programmed with Doppler shifts in an FT-817. 
I will be doing this outside with an Arrow 146/437-10 

The weather can get rough where I am and the winds
are high so I will do my best under the conditions.  
I have a digital audio recorder tied to both the TX and 
RX audio so I will do the final logging when I return inside.

I was on during from this spot in November 2009 using 
the AO-51 bird with good results.  This trip, I hope to try 
other satellites when they are available.

Once I am on the island it gets busy with setup and the 
low bands so it is not practical to do scheds but I will 
favor the daylight passes since they are easier to operate 

I have a web page at - http://www.kv1j.com/fp/october10.html 
for more information and I will try to put some status 
information there when I can.  I do have internet access 
but it is not always available.

I will be traveling via the island of Saint Pierre.  If I get on 
from there, I will be grid GN16.  Still operating as FP/KV1J.

73,  Eric  KV1J  FP/KV1J

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