[amsat-bb] Scouting's jamboree on the Airr this weekend.

Tom Schuessler tjschuessler at verizon.net
Wed Oct 15 04:57:34 UTC 2014

Yes, SO-50 is a zoo but also works as a way to make a quick succession of
contacts.  Only Linear pass we will be able to do is AO-73 so hope to see
you there.  What will be your callsign, W4UDO?  If so we will definitely
give a call.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Sprenger [mailto:mikesprenger at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:14 PM
To: Tom Schuessler
Cc: AmsatBB
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Scouting's jamboree on the Airr this weekend.

Hi Tom,

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>
> 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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