[amsat-bb] NP4JV in July ARRL NPOTA newsletter
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Thu Jul 21 00:50:28 UTC 2016
It was an easy choice; that photo is amazing!
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> On Jul 20, 2016, at 7:33 PM, Fernando Ramirez <framirezferrer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good afternoon!
> It was a nice surprise to find our picture on this month's ARRL National
> Park on the Air newsletter! I am humbled by the mention.
> I'm also happy to see that some of our trips and portable operations are
> helping to promote AMSAT and their goal of ”advancing the state of the art
> in space science, space education, and space technology.”
> Fernando, NP4JV
> On Jul 20, 2016 3:46 PM, "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <
> amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:
>> The ARRL just released the July issue of their National Parks on the
>> Air (NPOTA) newsletter for National Park Service staff and volunteers.
>> These newsletters are at:
>> and the July issue is available at:
>> On the last page of this month's newsletter is a short mention of one
>> way to deal with an "uncooperative ionosphere" - work satellites. It
>> shows Fernando NP4JV working a satellite from the South Rim of Grand
>> Canyon National Park in northern Arizona. If you follow Fernando on
>> Twitter - he's @NP4JV, or visit http://twitter.com/NP4JV to see his
>> Twitter activity - you would have seen the photo that appear in this
>> newsletter on 1 July, when he went up there and worked some passes.
>> Congratulations, Fernando!
>> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
>> Twitter: @WD9EWK
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