[amsat-bb] Lithuaniasat-1 0120Z

Rick Walter wb3csy at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 02:43:17 UTC 2014

Hi Drew. Glad you had a chance to work the bird. Paul N8HM and I made a contact on the earlier 23:43z pass. I lucked out with Murphy, my transmit HT's battery crapped out just after our QSO. Did not hear any stations on the bird other than the two of us. I don't have narrow band FM on that Kenwood HT but find if I hold the HT 3 times father away from my mouth and speak soft the bird has excellent audio. It is very nice of the controllers to allow us to work the repeater. 

I always use the Celestrak keps. 


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> On Jun 5, 2014, at 9:32 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Thanks to WD9EWK, KC9TTR, and WB3JVD for my first QSOs on this satellite! It was a max 9 degree pass, with decent signals. I will say, if you are going to try this one, use the Celestrak or Spacetrack  keps, since they are updated more frequently.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
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