[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 Special event

n3tl@bellsouth.net n3tl at bellsouth.net
Mon Jul 20 09:22:26 PDT 2009

Congratulations, Angel!

And thank you to the control team for recruiting operators in order to make the AO-51 operation a worldwide event. 

Job well-done!


-------------- Original message from Angel Peláez, EA4DUT <angelkilroy at yahoo.es>: -------------- 

Excellent the pass received few minutes ago with my home made arrow antenna on 
> my vacation site by the Mediterranean shore at JN00DF in Spain. The maximum elevation was only 8 degrees but I could record the voice message and SSTV transmision comfortably up to three times meanwhile the sat passed 
> above my deep sea blue horizon.... 
> I was so excited that I was near to start to shout out!! Now I will try to decode the SSTV and listen carefully to the voice message for 
> writing it down for QSL details. Congratulations and thanks to control team for this historical event. A great 
> leap indeed 40 years ago that now we can live again. 
> Thanks again and good luck. 
> 73, EA4DUT, Angel 
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