[amsat-bb] Re: "beg my puddin'"

w4upd updwrb at bristor-assoc.com
Fri Oct 28 06:18:00 PDT 2011

Interesting since I am in Melbourne, Florida and my grid is EL98. If 
they are giving that grid out they can't be in Alabama would be my 

Reid, W4UPD

On 10/28/2011 4:34 AM, K4FEG wrote:
> 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 
> nickle now!
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