[amsat-bb] Re: KB5WIA IN CM79, 89, CN70, 80

Rick Tejera saguaroastro at cox.net
Sun Aug 7 20:20:39 PDT 2011

He certain was a popular fellow. I noticed on the last AO-51 pass that a guy would get their calls in and he'd acknowledge & QSL several at a time. This seemed to work well in managing the pile up. 

Getting close to VUCC, 5 more to go! 

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Rick Tejera
Editor, SACnews
Saguaro Astronomy Club

On Aug 7, 2011, at 19:21, "Glenn AA5PK" <aa5pk at suddenlink.net> wrote:

>>> Dave's very narrow window of opportunity in the grid corners
>>> allowed only a handful of successful QSOs on the two AO-51
>>> passes this evening. The pile-ups were overwhelming! Dave
>>> did a fabulous job despite the bedlam. Thanks Dave!
>> And a thanks from here as well!  I worked him this morning on a
>> western VO-52 pass, and he was saying at that point it was
>> difficult.  Thanks for making the trip up there.
> I worked Dave this morning @ 1552Z on an AO-7 pass.  Weak, but readable.
> Looking at his tracker now, it appears he's heading back down to his vehicle.
> Thanks also from me, Dave, for backpacking to that grid intersection.
> 73
> Glenn AA5PK
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