[amsat-bb] Re: Widest split of the year award

Zachary Beougher zack.kd8ksn at hotmail.com
Thu May 26 15:11:11 PDT 2011

I thought you said you were downlinking from NC and transmitting from 


-----Original Message----- 
From: Andrew Glasbrenner
Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2011 6:08 PM
To: Zachary Beougher
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Widest split of the year award

I was actually at my office in North Tampa, with a magmount antenna out the 
second floor window. The ground plane is a side panel from a junk pc, hooked 
over the window frame lip!

73, Drew KO4MA

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On May 26, 2011, at 5:35 PM, "Zachary Beougher" <zack.kd8ksn at hotmail.com> 

> Drew, KO4MA, gets the “widest split of the year award” for his operation 
> on AO51 this evening – uplink from his home station in FL via remote, and 
> downlink from N8MH’s QTH in NC.  I wonder if anyone else could mount their 
> receive and transmit setups 547.17 miles apart?  Or to put it in terms 
> that you are more likely to deal with when assembling your station, 
> 34,668,746.87 inches apart.
> 73!
> Zack
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