[amsat-bb] Satellite DXCC Awarded to K8YSE
py2rn at arrl.net
Thu Dec 21 10:17:32 UTC 2017
Fantastic achievement and well deserved.
John is a great enthusiast, he always helping and incentivating hams all over the world in achieving it too.Congrats John!
El 20/12/2017 a las 17:52, Paul Stoetzer :
> Congratulations to John Papay, K8YSE, who has been awarded satellite
> DXCC with 101 entities verified. The satellite DXCC standings are
> available at http://www.arrl.org/dxcc-standings
> While there is no way to be certain, John's satellite DXCC is likely
> the first to be obtained without the use of either HEO satellites or
> sub-horizon Mode K propagation since prior to the launch of AO-10 in
> 1983. Starting on satellites in 2006, John did not even enjoy the
> advantage of FO-20's higher LEO apogee or RS-15's high LEO orbit in
> his quest to work and confirm 100 DXCCs via satellite.This is
> certainly a noteworthy achievement!
> Paul, N8HM (77 satellite DXCCs worked and counting!)
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