[amsat-bb] Satellite DXCC

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Thu Dec 21 16:26:56 UTC 2017

Thanks for the follow up, Ray. I did specify “first since 1983” in my
original post as I knew it had been done prior to AO-10. It’s good to see
the list of those who completed it.


Paul, N8HM

On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 11:17 rsoifer1--- via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>

> Not quite, Paul.  At least eight Satellite DXCCs were earned without using
> HEO or Mode K.  They were made using AO-6, AO-7 and the RS birds, some of
> which were slightly higher than AO-6/7.
> In the order they were issued, here are the first seven: W2BXA, W2LV,
> W1NU, G3IOR, WA2CBB, G6RH and W2YY.  All are now SK except for CBB.
> The 8th one was mine, although I was slow to collect QSL cards and my
> certificate is No. 13.
> Congrats to John on being the next one!
> 73 Ray W2RS
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