[amsat-bb] Just Spoke to the ISS
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 19:03:39 UTC 2014
I was a few minutes after you (18:19utc). Really good signals from the ISS on my home system. Taking care of a sick wife, so participating from home...
I also heard the 2 DX designation, so will try the 70cm side on the next pass.
On June 28, 2014 11:36:15 AM PDT, "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:
>About 2 minutes after you, I also had a quick QSO! Five watts
>from my back yard, for my first Field Day QSO. Other regulars
>were getting through before the ISS footprint covered more of
>the continental USA. Then my phone started blowing up, with
>tweets and SMS messages from those who heard NA1SS respond to
>me. My Field Day could be complete with this QSO, but I'm
>going to work portable HF from the yard later, and some western
>satellite passes tonight for my satellite QSO bonus.
>Did anyone try 70cm for a QSO? NA1SS was saying "2A DX", so a
>second transmitter could have been on.
>On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 6:25 PM, Clint Bradford
><clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>
>> Two Watts ... handheld radio ... tape measure Yagi ... Just spoke to
>> 11:16AM PDT!
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