[amsat-bb] Report - HM58 today

Pedro Sousa pedro at dutrasousa.name
Wed Dec 2 21:07:01 UTC 2015

Hi all,

Unfortunately Marco (CU7BC) had a massive rain cell over his area (the 
kind the temperature drops around 6ºF in 2 minutes) about half way AO-7 
pass. I could hear his whistle trying to lock on the downlink when 
suddenly he vanished.
I was on the frequency with Frank K4FEG and KB1RVT, and called him 
several times. The downlink was very good, and I had a first on SATs for 
me - a "chat" with Frank rather then a quick QSO. I ended up calling 
Marco's cell phone to figure out the rain had caused flooding.
Later on XW-2F there was no contacts from the East Coast. But I got both 
of our CQ calls on tape. Check it out at 
http://plus2.dutrasousa.name/CU7BC.mp3 so you can now know what to 
"look" for.

I'll keep everyone posted of future activities, while I'm still trying 
to get 3 other guys into the birds.

73 de Pedro CU2ZG

On 02/12/2015 15:59, Pedro via AMSAT-BB wrote:
> Hi,
> CU7BC at HM58qm and myself (HM77fr) will be active today on the 
> following passes:
> AO-7B 18:32 - 18:50 UTC
> XW-2F 20:27 - 20:36 UTC
> 73 de Pedro CU2ZG
> HM77fr

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