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

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 13 23:28:28 PDT 2011

Congrats, Steve!  It's a feeling you will never forget.  (Mine was 18 years ago - RS-10 - and I can still remember like it was yesterday.)

Greg  KO6TH

> Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 14:29:03 -0700
> From: davism294 at yahoo.com
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org; Work-Sat at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  AO-51 is Working Fine - My First Satellite QSO Ever!
> 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 
> K8YSE!!
> 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.
> WooHoo!!!!!!
> 73,
> Steve
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