[amsat-bb] Satellite QRB records

claudio claudio at ariotti.com
Thu Nov 19 17:29:28 UTC 2015

```   Paul,

now I haven't the log with me, I seen on LoTW online.
When at home this evening I will see the note on the log so I can be more accurate with mode etc.
73'  Claudio IK1SLD

Da prstoetzer at gmail.com

A claudio at ariotti.com

Cc "Pedro Sousa" pedro at dutrasousa.name,"amsat-bb at amsat.org" amsat-bb at amsat.org

Data Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:23:29 -0500

Oggetto Re: [amsat-bb] Satellite QRB records

> Thanks, Claudio.
> I'll put your QSO with VK4ASB (16,337km) up for now unless someone has one better than that from AO-13. What mode was that? I'm assuming Mode B?
> 73,
> Paul, N8HM
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 12:16 PM, claudio <claudio at ariotti.com> wrote:

>    Hi Pedro,
>    I found this 2 Qso by AO-13 when I was using IW1BMJ callsign:
>    IW1BMJ in JN45fc and VK8KTC in PH86ed (Jun 7, 1990 12:19 UTC)
>    IW1BMJ in JN45fc and VK4ASB in QG62mp ( Nov18, 1990 23:04 UTC)
>      73'  Claudio IK1SLD
>    Da "AMSAT-BB" amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org
>    A amsat-bb at amsat.org
>    Cc
>    Data Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:01:23 +0000
>    Oggetto Re: [amsat-bb] Satellite QRB records

>    > Hi,
>    >
>    > I'm using formulas to determine the distance to the horizon from the
>    > satellite, then the distance across the (curved) surface between two
>    > opposite locations.
>    > Again, it's meant for sea level. AO-7 solves with 7,858.478 Km which
>    > is below the record of 7,947.381 Km. This is because the higher from
>    > the sea level you are, the farther you are in the sat horizon.
>    > I'll send you that list later today.
>    >
>    > 73 de Pedro CU2ZG
>    >
>    > Quoting Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net>:
>    >
>    > > Thanks, Pedro. I've seen calculations for those distances before, but they
>    > > always seem to vary by method used. It would be a nice addition to put the
>    > > records in perspective.
>    > >
>    > > 73,
>    > >
>    > > Paul, N8HM
>    > >
>    > > On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Pedro via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>    > > wrote:
>    > >
>    > >> Hi,
>    > >>
>    > >> Thanks!
>    > >>
>    > >> I'm compiling a list of the maximum possible QRBs for two targets standing
>    > >> at sea level, and the max known sat altitude that I can find. If you'd like
>    > >> that I can send it to you later.
>    > >>
>    > >> 73 de Pedro CU2ZG
>    > >>
>    > >>
>    > >>
>    > >> Quoting Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net>:
>    > >>
>    > >> This page is now live on the AMSAT website:
>    > >>>
>    > >>> http://www.amsat.org/?page_id=4751
>    > >>>
>    > >>> There's a link to it at the bottom of the Communications Satellites page.
>    > >>>
>    > >>> Again, please claim records for other satellites if you think you may hold
>    > >>> the record!
>    > >>>
>    > >>> 73,
>    > >>>
>    > >>> Paul, N8HM
>    > >>>
>    > >>> On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 7:54 AM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
>    > >>>
>    > >>> There has been things like that in the past, but I don't know about any
>    > >>>> currently existing. We could certainly create one on the AMSAT website!
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>> This is what I can find:
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>> AO-40 - 18,263km (I8CVS in JN70es and ZL1AOX in RF72mv)
>    > >>>> AO-7 - 7,947.381km (KG5CCI in EM24uq01mu and EA5TT in IM99sl48cx)
>    > >>>> FO-29 - 7,599.959km (KG5CCI in EM34st11tl and F4CQA in JN17ea22ot)
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>> If anyone would like to claim records on any other satellite, please post
>    > >>>> your claim. I will create a page with this information.
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>> 73,
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>> Paul, N8HM
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>> On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 7:35 AM, Pedro via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>    > >>>> wrote:
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>> Hi all!
>    > >>>>>
>    > >>>>> Is there any website around that keeps track of each satellite confirmed
>    > >>>>> QRB records?
>    > >>>>> I'm looking into how far anyone worked on each sat.
>    > >>>>>
>    > >>>>> 73 de Pedro CU2ZG
>    > >>>>>
>    > >>>>>
>    > >>>>> --
>    > >>>>> This message has been scanned for viruses and
>    > >>>>> dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
>    > >>>>> believed to be clean.
>    > >>>>>
>    > >>>>> _______________________________________________
>    > >>>>> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
>    > >>>>> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership.
>    > >>>>> Opinions expressed
>    > >>>>> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of
>    > >>>>> AMSAT-NA.
>    > >>>>> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite
>    > >>>>> program!
>    > >>>>> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
>    > >>>>>
>    > >>>>>
>    > >>>>
>    > >>>>
>    > >>> --
>    > >>> This message has been scanned for viruses and
>    > >>> dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
>    > >>> believed to be clean.
>    > >>>
>    > >>
>    > >>
>    > >>
>    > >>
>    > >> --
>    > >> This message has been scanned for viruses and
>    > >> dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
>    > >> believed to be clean.
>    > >>
>    > >> _______________________________________________
>    > >> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
>    > >> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership. Opinions
>    > >> expressed
>    > >> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of
>    > >> AMSAT-NA.
>    > >> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
>    > >> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
>    > >>
>    > >
>    > > --
>    > > This message has been scanned for viruses and
>    > > dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
>    > > believed to be clean.
>    >
>    >
>    >
>    > --
>    > This message has been scanned for viruses and
>    > dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
>    > believed to be clean.
>    >
>    > _______________________________________________
>    > Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
>    > to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership. Opinions expressed
>    > are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of AMSAT-NA.
>    > Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
>    > Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
> _______________________________________________
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership. Opinions expressed
> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of AMSAT-NA.
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
```