[amsat-bb] FJ93 Grid expedition by PV8DX Jan 3-4, 2015

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sat Jan 3 20:17:32 UTC 2015


Paulo was on AO7 on the 1955Z pass with good sigs. I heard him work 7-8 stations before his LOS. He was around 145.955 down.

73, Drew KO4MA

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> On Dec 28, 2014, at 7:07 PM, John Papay <john at papays.com> wrote:
> 
> Paulo PV8DX and Abilio PV8AZ are planning a grid
> expedition to FJ93wf, 1600utc 03 January to 1200utc
> 04 January 2015.  Operation will be from a 400m high
> mountain.  They will operate with a battery/generator
> on the satellites. It will be a difficult trip up the
> mountain.
> 
> They will also be able to monitor 28.390 thanks to a
> 10m to 2 meter repeater operated by their club LABRE.
> They will be able to transmit as well as receive using
> this system.
> 
> Paulo asks that everyone be patient as they will be
> operating under very difficult conditions.  Although
> not specified, Paulo usually operates on the linear
> birds but don't rule out SO-50 if in range.
> 
> Paulo has a very nice portable station and everyone
> should be able to hear him and make a contact. This
> is likely a new grid for everyone.  Good luck.
> 
> 73,
> John K8YSE
> 
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