[amsat-bb] Re: FM satellites

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Thu Jul 7 08:39:22 PDT 2011

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff KB2M" <kb2m at comcast.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 11:36 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: FM satellites

> I remember one winter sometime around 1998 there was a real bad ice storm
> on the east coast. Canadian hams were using AO-27 to pass health and
> welfare traffic. There was no electricity up there for months, propagation
> was bad, there was no other way for some. I passed some traffic myself,
> sent out an email letting relatives know that they were ok. And yes while
> this was trying to go on, people were still calling CQ, and asking for
> grid squares

> :)
> 73 Jeff kb2m
Hi Jeff, KB2M

The next time please use linear satellites like VO-52, FO-29 and OSCAR-7
so that you will pass your serious emergency traffic in one frequency and
the others will still calling CQ and asking for grid squares into the
adiacent frequencies.

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

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