[amsat-bb] Re: KD8KSN Active Tomorrow (4/30) for Boy Scout Demo
zack.kd8ksn at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 29 12:16:47 PDT 2011
We will only be on one, MAYBE two of the JOTA frequencies at a time.
There are going to be around 200 scouts, not 400-500.
From: Zachary Beougher
Sent: Friday, April 29, 2011 9:25 AM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] KD8KSN Active Tomorrow (4/30) for Boy Scout Demo
I have been asked to do a few satellite demos for some Boy Scouts tomorrow
afternoon on Horn’s Hill, Newark Ohio. The location sits about 400-500’
above the rest of the terrain which is great for low passes, but there are
several trees to contend with. It would be great if a few people could call
so the scouts could hear a typical exchange, and it would be really great if
whoever calls could give their state as well.
Here are the passes I plan to be on:
AO27 30/1817z 50*
AO51 30/1942z 15*
AO27 30/1957z 19*
I will be operating with my usual call, or I might be operating using W8CBF.
Grid will still be EN80.
We will also be on HF:
JOTA Scout Frequencies
> 3.940 MHz
> 7.190 MHz
> 14.290 MHz
> 28.390 MHz
Sorry I can't provide more details about the event. I believe there were a
few organizational issues. The passes and HF ops will be dependent on who
all shows up, band conditions and weather. There are supposedly 400-500
scouts that will be coming through.
If you would like a card, send me the QSO details and I will send you one -
no return necessary.
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