[amsat-bb] HamFests a' Plenty!

Clint Bradford clintbradford at mac.com
Sat Mar 15 20:13:25 PDT 2014

Thank you to Patrick WD9EWK - er, I mean, W1AW/7 - for the SO-50 contact this morning 
from his Hamfest in Arizona to our Palm Springs Extravaganza.

I had about 45 people out on our patio - and FIVE had never experienced FM sat comms 
with minimal equipment before. It was a great session.

A little side note: As far as I can recollect, I believe this date is the 10th birthday for the 
venerable Yaesu FT-60R. We "toasted" the rig ...

Clint K6LCS

PS Of course, the crowd was advised the working these birds in full-duplex mode if the preferable 

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