[amsat-bb] Re: First Satellite QSO

Eric Knaps, ON4HF on4hf at telenet.be
Tue May 29 09:26:07 PDT 2012

Hello Steve,

Welcome to the small world of ham satellite users!
I worked a lot on the ssb transponders for the past 3 years. Last week 
I've build myself an arrow antenna and work alot on the fm birds now.
Pictures can be seen here:


73 and enjoy this wonderful hobby.

Amateur Radio Station ON4HF
Eric Knaps
Satellite manager UBA


Op 29/05/2012 01:44, Steve May schreef:
> I want to give a huge "Thank You" to all of the guys at the Dayton
> Hamvention for the information they shared at the AMSAT booth and the
> demonstrations. After a few unsuccessful tries I made my first QSO on SO-50
> about 10 minutes ago. I only made one contact tonight, that being KC9TTR in
> Indiana, but I know that the first one is the hardest.
> I am thrilled right now, and I know that learning what I learned in Dayton
> put me ahead many, many hours.
> Thanks again,

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