[amsat-bb] AO-51 is Working Fine - My First Satellite QSO Ever!

Stephen Davis davism294 at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 13 14:29:03 PDT 2011

I am so excited right now that I can barely type because I'm dancing a jig.

AO-51 was working fine for the 2158Z, 4-13-2011 pass over my QTH (EM95md) during 
which I made my FIRST successful satellite QSO ever with K8YSE. Thank You 

My apologies to K8YSE for getting a bit tongue-tied but I was so excited to hear 
him repeat my call sign back and ask for the QSL that I about swallowed the 
microphone :-)
 What makes it even better was the fact that I make it a point of recording the 
passes so I have an audio recording of my first AO-51 QSO.

A big thanks to K6LCS (Clint) and his web 
site http://web.me.com/clintbradford/k6lcs/Home.html for all the tips and 
inspiration to give satellites a try.




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