[amsat-bb] Scouting's jamboree on the Airr this weekend.
mikesprenger at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 22:13:53 UTC 2014
W4UOO (me) and my Son KK4HMC (Jacob) will be there on the Sats with you and with some of our Troops Scouts from the Gulf Ridge Council ... Tampa Bay Area of Florida.
We prefer linear birds to the FM one...
See you Saturday !
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> On Oct 14, 2014, at 9:47 AM, Tom Schuessler <tjschuessler at verizon.net> wrote:
> Hello all,
> This coming weekend, October 17-19, is the 57th annual Jamboree on the Air,
> a World Scouting Organization event linking Scouts to Scouts internationally
> via Amateur Radio. There will be hundreds of JOTA stations on the air this
> weekend, most on HF and local V/U repeaters but some of us will also attempt
> satellite contacts as well.
> I will be managing a rather large event at the National Scouting Museum in
> Irving, TX, EM12. We will be operating as K2BSA/5. Aside from HF and V/U,
> Echolink and IRLP, we are hoping to make a few satellite contacts as well.
> Our operation will be limited to 1500-2200Z on the 18th so our satellite
> opportunities are limited but for sure we will be on an afternoon SO-50 pass
> and hopefully an earlier AO-73 pass as well.
> Please look for K2BSA/5 and any other JOTA stations on the birds and give
> them a shout.
> Tom Schuessler
> Irving Amateur Radio Club Scout Radio Coordinator
> 214-403-1464 (Cell)
> n5hyp at arrl.net
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