[amsat-bb] Re: 5,000th Contact
morsesat at optonline.net
Sun May 8 07:24:20 PDT 2011
Congrats and keep up the great interest into sats. I came back from a
hamfest yesterday after showing our flag at an AMSAT table with several
older AMSAT members telling their stories about satellite contacts on the
HEO's. They are not presently members and I couldn't convince them to
return to our ranks. They said they sold their satellite equipment as they
are not around to make a contact when the satellites are overhead. One even
said he can't get up at 2am anymore just to talk to the 2 guys on the
Please go to hamfests and club meetings to gloat about your contacts and try
and re-excite a new membership or two....no memberships equals no new
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Andrew Rich
Sent: Saturday, May 07, 2011 11:21 PM
To: Bob Herrell; amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 5,000th Contact
What an awesome achievement !
PS - they have invented telephones, you dont have to rely on sats ;-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Herrell" <aj5c_bob at yahoo.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2011 10:39 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] 5,000th Contact
>I would like to thank Kerry, WC7V, for my 5,000th Satellite contact today.
>We made the contact on FO-29 SSB. I have posted a video on YouTube if you
> Would also like to thank all the other hams that have made this possible.
> Look forward to working you again soon. See ya on the birds!
> Bob Herrell
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