[amsat-bb] Re: Hawaii Qsl

Mark L. Hammond marklhammond at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 02:15:48 PDT 2011


Thanks for the report Kevin.  This is encouraging...

73,

Mark N8MH 



At 01:12 AM 6/3/2011 -0400, Tom Deeble wrote:

>Kevin,
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>Hawaii is possible but passes on AO-51 need to be close to the 1/2 way point between the west coast and Hawaii.
>Last September my wife & I went to Oahu and I operated from the entrance to Diamond Head.  I was able
>to make a contact with Glenn, AA5PK, in Texas from there. We figured that we were both around 1 degree over the horizon.
>All I had was my trusty Arrow, IC-W32A and Hamtronics 450 preamp.  Pretty amazing what these sats can do!
>
>But don't do as I find myself forgetting to do too often - keep those keps up to date!
>
>- Tom, KA6SIP
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kevin Deane <summit496 at live.com>
>To: amsat-bb <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>Sent: Thu, Jun 2, 2011 4:45 pm
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Hawaii Qsl
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>as anyone ever got Hawaii from the West Coast? Hopefully Robert NH7WN will get 
>ack to me, a friend and I would really like to try it!
>
>evin
>F7MYK
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