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

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Thu May 24 20:23:12 PDT 2012

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Knaps, ON4HF" <on4hf at telenet.be>
To: "Amsat - BBS" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2012 8:49 PM
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.
> -- 
> Amateur Radio Station ON4HF
> Eric Knaps
> Satellite manager UBA
> http://www.on4hf.be

Hi Eric, ON4HF

I am very surprised that you as a "Satellite manager UBA" made your
first portable satellite contact only yersterday and you was so excited !

Congratulations!  It is indeed amazing.

73" de i8CVS Domenico

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