[amsat-bb] Re: VUCC Sat
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Mon Dec 17 19:47:32 PST 2012
For whatever reason, the Satellite VUCC has not been that popular
(compared to 6M, 2M, etc.)
On 12/17/2012 7:40 PM, Ron Seiler wrote:
> Would also like to add my congrats to KC9TTR.
> I earned VUCC Sat #45 in 1995, so only 90 were issued over the 9 years to
> 2004. That's an average of 10 per year at a time when we had HEO
> sats and a wealth of LEO sats.
> 101 VUCC's over the eight years from 2004 to 2012 is an average of about 12
> per year.
> Ron VA7VW
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
> Behalf Of John Price
> Sent: 17-Dec-12 18:02
> To: Ted; amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: VUCC Sat
> My goodness! I got #135 on April 5th 2004. There must have been a long dry
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:07 PM, Ted <k7trkradio at charter.net> wrote:
>> First of all, congrats to KC9TTR for #236 !!
>> As a side comment, I look up at VUCC #226 (dated 12-29-11). That means
>> there have been only 100 VUCC's this year. The death of HO68, SO67,
>> AO51 and now
>> AO27 really put the 'hurt' on new activity. I feel fortunate to have
>> got most of my grids from AO-51. Any future VUCC's are going to take a
>> lot of effort and hard work.
>> 73, Ted, K7TRK
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