[amsat-bb] Re: My first portable sat qso made today.

Eric Knaps, ON4HF on4hf at telenet.be
Thu May 24 12:13:01 PDT 2012

Thanks Alan, that's a nice suggestion.


Amateur Radio Station ON4HF
Eric Knaps
Satellite manager UBA


Op 24/05/2012 21:07, Alan P. Biddle schreef:
> Eric,
> Congratulations!  It is indeed amazing.  A suggestion is to use a cheap
> digital recorder for recording your contacts.  You can replay the QSOs
> later, verify calls, and log them.  I use a "Y cord" to the earpiece and
> recorder, but some recorders will pass the audio through.
> 73s,
> Alan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
> Behalf Of Eric Knaps, ON4HF
> Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2012 1:50 PM
> To: Amsat - BBS
> Subject: [amsat-bb] My first portable sat qso made today.
> Hello all,
> Today I made my first portable satellite qso in my backyard via SO-50.
> I bought an arrow antenna from www.vpa-systems.pl and connected a
> portable to it.
> I didn't know it was that easy! I worked EA7HZZ and a German station
> (forgot his call because I was to excited)
> What a nice hobby we have!
> 73,
> Eric.

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