[amsat-bb] KH2?

Stephen J. Melachrinos melachri at verizon.net
Sun Apr 15 11:51:34 PDT 2012

Is there any interest/need for FM satellite contacts from Guam? I 
have a long business trip starting tomorrow (on the island from 18-28 
April), and am willing to make the effort if there are those who need 
KH2 and the satellites are available.

It's been a number of years since I was active on the birds, and I'm 
not sure of the status of all of them. I know that AO-51 is gone, I 
think AO-27 and SO-50 are still available, and don't know about any 
of the newer ones.

My equipment consists of a Yaesu VX5R and Arrow, so I'm limited to 
the FM satellites.

Given the coverage of LEOs, I don't even know if there are other 
operators that could work me while on Guam. But I'm willing to give 
it a shot.

My other limitation is that this is primarily a work trip, so 
operating times will be limited and controlled by work schedules.

So if this is of interest and useful to someone, please let me know, 
and we'll see if I can make it happen.

W3HF (soon to be /KH2)

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