[amsat-bb] First contact on LilacSat-2

Bill Dillon bill.g.dillon at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 04:28:49 UTC 2015

I was thrilled to make my first contact (with W4CLJ) on the 00:35 z
LilacSat-2 pass this evening.  Lots of odd tones, and it sounded at times
that someone was keying without speaking, but I still was able to get

I used an HT and Arrow 2 antenna.  Unlike AO-85, there wasn't much activity
on the sat, I heard just one other station (NP4?? DM41), but couldn't make

Good ol' SO-50 is still the easiest of the easy-sats for me to work with my
simple gear.

--Bill, KG5FQX

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