[amsat-bb] Re: AO40 contacts

K5OE k5oe at aol.com
Sun Feb 6 17:05:18 PST 2011

This nostalgia is almost too much for us old guys!  I remember your call like it was yesterday.  I have you in the log for AO-27, FO-20 on CW for SKN, FO-29 SSB, and AO-40 SSB.  Thanks for USVI and FK78!

Jerry, K5OE

>Many, many,
>I particularly loved the qs I had from the Virgin Islands to Japan at the
>end of AO40's life.  I had a morning window twice a week and ran less than
>10 w. up into my 44 el. yagi and downlinked on 2.4ghz.  Real pile ups.  Many
>qsls - all answered.
>Mal, NP2L
>On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 4:04 PM, Floyd Rodgers <kc5qbc at swbell.net> wrote:
>> Did anyone manage to bag any contacts off A040 before it's sad event?

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