[amsat-bb] "beg my puddin'"
K4FEG at K4FEG.COM
Fri Oct 28 01:34:50 PDT 2011
pardon my caps lock on my post, I thought I was on the AO51 afternoon
pass and I was yelling at the bird!
in reference to the "lapsed" call heard on AO-51:
Apparently several people heard/worked the station in question, the
lapse could be an oversight or someone picked up this persons call.
Based on what I heard the operator had been around the satellites
previously. Maybe some one around him locally can ask him if he knows
that the call has lapsed. The old FCC data base had him located in
Alabama and he was giving out a grid locator of EL98, maybe he moved and
lost track of his renewal date. We can give him the benefit of doubt
until some one can ask if he knows that the license is shown as lapsed
and recommend that he cease operation until he clears it up, altho' at
the speed of government now-a-days that could be a while!
well I said previously that was my two cents worth I guess i'm up to a
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