[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 end of mission

(kp4tr)Ramon Gonzalez kp4tr.ramon at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 05:52:54 PST 2011


I was a hardcore user of AO-13 back when I was in Puerto Rico, but AO-51 was my favorite satellite mostly brcause it was easy to work and did it from my car. Most of my QSO on it was on my drive back home from work. And it was fun to do.

So sad to see it go, but it was fun and the memories and stories will be around for many years.

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On Nov 30, 2011, at 7:35 AM, Gail A Mcdaniel <gmcdanl at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Made my first satellite contacts to K4DLG (SK), KD8CAO and N3TL in Oct of 2008 on AO-51.  I have now logged 6007 contacts with 56.97% on AO-51, 28.9% on AO-27, 10.4% on SO-50.. the balance on HO-68, SO-67 and ISS.   What a blast!
> If you can't find me ... I am probably outside trying to make a contact ...
> 73 from KC
> Gail - KB0RZD
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