[amsat-bb] Re: HO-68 Scheduled OnTime / Visibility by GridSquare CrossReference tool
updwrb at bristor-assoc.com
Mon Jan 3 08:05:26 PST 2011
On 1/3/2011 10:38 AM, i8cvs wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bruce Semple"<bruce.semple at verizon.net>
> To:<amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Monday, January 03, 2011 3:47 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] HO-68 Scheduled OnTime / Visibility by GridSquare
> CrossReference tool
>> My observation is that usually - when I have a nice high pass
>> (elevation> 15-20 deg) over my
>> QTH - USA - East Coast - HO-68 is in one of it's scheduled off times.
>> Not a complaint -- I'm just trying to figure out how to better
>> coordinate with the HO-68 schedule.
>> Thoughts / Comments appreciated
> Hi Bruce, WA3SWJ
> The same happens here in south of Europe and this is why I abandoned HO-68
> in favour most of the time of the most reliable VO-52.
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
Same thing happens here in Florida (South East USA) The only passes are
usually low and difficult with omni antennas. As a result we have also
chose not to try and work HO-68 during the lower passes. All of the good
passes, the satellite is not active for our area.
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