[amsat-bb] Re: Pasadena (CA) Radio Club

Jeremy Widner jeremyrwidner at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 13:11:27 PDT 2011

I would second Clint on this.  Rand KD0HKD, Eddy KY0F, and myself K0PDX have
on multiple occasions worked the FM birds in front of clubs that we where
presenting to.  As long as a pass is going overhead we try and work them.
 AO-51 being the major one.

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Clint Bradford
<clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>wrote:

> >> ... What FM satellite really working with your HT have you presented to
> the audience ? HI....HI !
> There are now two topics in my life that I hold dear and serious - (1) is
> not desiring nine cars full of armed law enforcement personnel to EVER be
> behind a fellow ham's car during a simple infraction traffic stop ever again
> in California, and (2) the statuses of the wonderful FM birds that we enjoy
> on a daily basis.
> SO - My immediate reply is, "I have successfully worked AO-27, SO-50, and
> AO-51 SCORES of times in front of audiences at a Watt or two - LIVE and
> without failure - what's the problem?"
> (In all honesty - I did "fail" to work '50 in front of HRO San Diego one
> morning. I calculated the pass incorrectly. BUT we later worked AO-51
> successfully ... )
> So 'cuse me if I feel a little defensive of my Personal Number 2 this
> morning. I have been handling calls regarding Number 1 all morning ...
> Clint, K6LCS
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Jeremy Widner
Secretary Raytown Amateur Radio Club - K0GQ

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