[amsat-bb] Re: FM sats from Antartica for VK and ZL landers

Andrew Rich vk4tec at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 18:16:40 PDT 2009

i noted a packet from antarctica via ISS as well

Andrew Rich
Airways Technical Officer Grade 4
Surveillance - RADAR ADS-B
Amateur Radio Callsign VK4TEC
email: vk4tec at tech-software.net
web: www.tech-software.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan VE4YZ" <ve4yz at mts.net>
To: "'AMSAT-BB'" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 8:33 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] FM sats from Antartica for VK and ZL landers

> Just noticed this on QRZ.COM from Bill K7MT who used to be a regular on 
> the
> FM sats a few years ago with his antenna on his helmet on the ski slopes 
> in
> MT...
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ----
> Howdy from Bill K7MT Helena, Mt.
> I will be deploying back to McMurdo Station Antarctica Nov 15, 2009 - Feb
> 20, 2010. I will be active from KC4USV Sundays 0000 GMT on SSB. I have
> requests from Europe to come in early around 1800 GMT on Saturdays so they
> can work Antarctica and I will be there. I am taking a rigblaster for 
> PSK-31
> on 14.070 and CW on 14.043 if time permits. I am also taking an Arrow II
> antenna/Kenwood TH-7 to work the FM satellites to VK and ZL land. Finally,
> if I get it operational, APRS VHF to HF with a Kam Plus. VK6CO will help 
> me
> HF 30 meters with their HF APRS parameters. You just might see me driving
> out on the Ross Ice Sea as K7MT-7 in Ivan the Terra Bus. Pictures and
> information on my home web page at:
> http://www.mt.net/~k7mt
> Qsl is via K1IED Larry who has done a terrific job with the QSL cards from
> Exel sprea sheet I will be sending to him weekly from McMurdo.
> See ya on HF in about 45 days from McMurdo Station Antarctica.
> Cheers Bill Erhardt K7MT
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