[amsat-florida] Re: New Guy

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Aug 7 20:52:41 PDT 2008

Welcome Mike!

That 817 is a fine portable satellite rig with the right antenna. I recently 
made a QSO on SSB from Alaska to Michigan using an 817 and an Arrow antenna 
on AO-7.

I suspect KI4HXT, Robert will be talking to you soon, he lives down that 

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "KU4YP" <bpd315 at wildblue.net>
To: <amsat-florida at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2008 8:22 PM
Subject: [amsat-florida] New Guy

> Hello all,
>                My name is mike prevatt and my callsign is KU4YP. QTh is
> Fort Meade, Florida in Polk county. Checked into the net for the first 
> time
> this evening and glad to find someplace close to learn about sat 
> operation.
> Let me tell you I know NOTHING about working amsats and will need a lot of
> help.
>                My interests in ham radio have been qrp and boatanchors.
> Rigs in the shack are a k2 and ft-817, Collins, national, hammarlund and
> globe boatanchors.
>                Look forward to meeting you all and making the net a 
> regular
> deal.
>                Tnx es 73 mike
>                KU4YP
>                Ft. Meade, Florida
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