[amsat-bb] An exciting afternoon on the birds!!!

Eric H. Christensen eric at christensenplace.us
Mon Jul 21 14:54:01 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 09:37:05PM -0400, Hector, CO6CBF wrote:
> It was an exciting afternoon on the birds! First, I worked Patrick, WD9EWK
> on SO-50 in a new grid for me (FN56). Patrick, thanks very much for the
> great QSO and new grid!
> Then, I had my first contact on satellites with France.  Michael, F6GLJ in
> IN94qs and I completed a great QSO on FO-29. We had a maxim elevation of 0.5
> degree at our ends. I believe it is the first contact between Cuba and
> France on FO-29! It is a 7508 Km contact!
> Our first attempt was on July 18 but Michael was not able to get a solid
> copy of my signal. Fortunately, FO-29 offered us another opportunity, we
> made a schedule again and I decided to use the ELK antenna instead of the
> ARROW which I used in the first attempt. 

Congratulations on your contacts!  That's awesome work!

Eric W4OTN

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