[amsat-bb] Activating NPOTA Blue Ridge Pkwy PK01 on July 16th 1546 UTC SO-50 pass

gkcarr at go-express.net gkcarr at go-express.net
Sat Jul 16 20:41:52 UTC 2016


If I caused QRM to others today during this pass, mea culpa.
I do not know the source of the local strong tone that oscillates in/out.
73
George
WA5KBH
PS I hope I am not labeled a 'lid'!



-----Original Message-----
From: "Matt Kafer" <mpkafer at gmail.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2016 11:10
To: "John Brier" <johnbrier at gmail.com>
Cc: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Activating NPOTA Blue Ridge Pkwy PK01 on July 16th 1546 UTC SO-50 pass

Great to hear you John.  Thanks for the contact and I hope you made your
10, it sounded like you were doing well.

73, Matt KM4ULB

On Sat, Jul 16, 2016 at 1:34 AM, John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com> wrote:

> I’ll be activating National Parks on The Air Blue Ridge Parkway PK01
> from the Craggy Dome overlook on the July 16th 1546 UTC SO-50 pass
>
> The pass is 86 degrees elevation for me and I will be filming to
> hopefully make a video for my YouTube channel. I hope to make at least
> 10 contacts so I can get credit as an activator.
>
> I have never activated for NPOTA before nor have I been at the
> receiving end of a pileup on a satellite. Not sure that I will be, but
> I kinda want to be, and if so I will appreciate your patience.
>
> 73, John Brier KG4AKV
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