[amsat-bb] First contact via satellite!

Steve Kristoff skristof at etczone.net
Fri Jul 3 18:53:02 UTC 2015

Congratulations! Now you're hooked! Hope to QSO with you soon.

Steve AI9IN

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Dillon" <bill.g.dillon at gmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Cc: <nfufo at yahoo.com>
Sent: Friday, July 03, 2015 1:56 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] First contact via satellite!

> After five attempts on SO-50, I was able to make a QSO with N4UFO (love 
> the
> call sign!) on the 08 UT pass this morning!  Slant range was over 1000
> miles for me, pretty close to my limit with my Arrow II antenna and HT.
> I'm still recovering from the shock and awe of being able to do this.  :-)
> --Bill, KG5FQX, Missouri City TX, EL29
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Steve Kristoff
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