[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite contact between Alaska and Cuba

Bob- W7LRD w7lrd at comcast.net
Mon Jul 9 18:45:34 PDT 2012



nice going guys!!  Still rebuilding everything! 

73 Bob W7LRD 



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From: "Dale Hershberger" <daleh at alaska.net> 
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org 
Cc: "KL4E" <KL4E at arrl.net> 
Sent: Monday, July 9, 2012 5:46:53 PM 
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Satellite contact between Alaska and Cuba 

Congratulations to Dale and Hector on this contact.... 
I am there when time permits........ 

Dale, KL7XJ  BP41 

On 7/8/2012 7:52 PM, Hector, CO6CBF wrote: 
> I am happy to report  that after a lot of attempts, Dale KL7R and I reached 
> a Sat contact  between BP54xt and EL92sd. The Cubans cannot operate on AO-07 
> mode B, So FO-29 is our only opportunity for long contacts. 
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> I cannot say how much time we tried but I am sure that it was more than 10 
> attempts. Dale did all the hard work, he drove around 4 miles from his home 
> to a nearby hill. Majority of times he drove very late in the night. 
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> All the SSB attempts failed. Today at 1920z was our first attempt on CW and 
> It was successfully! 
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> Dale `s working conditions are a Yaesu FT-817 (only 5W semi-duplex) and 
> ARROW antenna with  preamplifier. My working conditions are a majority 
> homebrew setup, 10 elements yagi on 2m and 18 elements yagi for 70cm with a 
> homebrew preamplifier. 
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> Thanks very much to Dale for his constancy and effort! 
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> PD: I continue looking for new grids and long contacts on satellite, if you 
> are into any  footprint with EL92sd and wan to try, please drop me an email. 
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> 73! 
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> Hector, CO6CBF 
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> EL92sd 
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> Este mensaje ha sido enviado mediante el servicio de correo electronico que ofrece la Federacion de Radioaficionados de Cuba a sus miembros para respaldar el cumplimiento de los objetivos de la organizacion y su politica informativa. La persona que envia este correo asume el compromiso de usar el servicio a tales fines y cumplir con las regulaciones establecidas. 
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