[amsat-bb] Active Birds

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Sat Oct 15 14:07:26 UTC 2016

FO-29 will also have windows with Hawaii for a period of time every
couple of months (when the passes are closer to apogee, around 1,100
km+ altitude should do the trick)

A couple of stations to try are NH6Y (AO-7 or FO-29, needs a few
degrees of elevation due to obstructions to his east) and WH6XM (FO-29


Paul, N8HM

On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 9:57 AM, Joe <nss at mwt.net> wrote:
> Morning All,
> I am getting serious about getting on the Birds again after a nearly 40 year
> gap.
> And have rather crudely actually made my first contact via a Bird in 40+
> years on AO-07 With AL7RS in Alaska. Major kudos to him for trying to work
> my bogus signal! Way cool what a way to get started all over again.
> I have been going through the birds on this page,
> http://www.amsat.org/status/
> And from what I am determining from what I have found so far. That if I try
> for a long term goal of Worked All States,  That from my QTH here in EN43xo
> that the only bird that is capable of having a mutual window between me and
> KH6 Land Hawaii, is also via AO-07.
> Or are there any others that may have a mutual window?
> Joe WB9SBD
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