[amsat-bb] CY9C satellite update August 26
n8hm at arrl.net
Fri Aug 26 15:19:50 UTC 2016
WW2DX just tweeted that he will be on the 1530Z pass of FO-29 from CY9C.
On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 10:33 AM, Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
<amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:
> Hi Mark!
> I was searching for call signs of satellite operators who have
> worked CY9C, going back to the first two stations that worked
> them (2E0SQL, KB1PVH) as reported via Twitter. I don't see those
> calls in the log. For some satellite operators, I only saw HF QSOs
> listed in the log (i.e., N8HM shows up for 30m CW). I did not expect
> anything for my call, since as of now (1430 UTC) the log was only
> updated through 1447 UTC yesterday, and I worked them on AO-7
> at 2106 UTC yesterday.
> I'm not worrying about the log search. Seems like satellite QSOs
> don't show up in these log searches, at least not right away, since
> the log records need to have the additional fields inserted to
> indicate a satellite QSO. As Clayton said, if you still need a
> CY9C in your satellite log, it's time to start looking at any passes
> that cover both you and them. Don't just rely on seeing AMSAT-BB
> posts or Twitter to plan your passes.
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> Twitter: @WD9EWK
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 2:23 PM, Mark Johns via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org
>> Do you know if satellite QSOs are reflected in the 2m ClubLog results? If
>> so, it's easy to see if your station is in the log and know that those
>> "insurance" contacts are unnecessary. (As of yesterday, my satellite QSO
>> was not shown in ClubLog. But I know it takes awhile, especially if weather
>> has everything shut down.)
>> Mark D. Johns, KØMDJ
>> Decorah, Iowa USA EN43
>> "Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit,
>> you would stay out and your dog would go in."
>> ---Mark Twain
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