[amsat-bb] Orbital Debrief

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 23:43:43 UTC 2015

Thanks Paul,

Excellent work and much appreciated!

Stefan, VE4NSA

On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 6:38 PM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:

> Good evening,
> By now I hope every AMSAT-NA member has had a chance to read the first
> version of my Orbital Debrief column in the January/February AMSAT
> Journal. I would appreciate any feedback on this first edition! If you
> are not an AMSAT-NA member, you are missing out. Please join AMSAT-NA
> today.
> As designed, the column relies on input from satellite operators. If
> you go on a grid expedition, work a new DX station, have a good story
> about satellite operating, or receive a unique QSL card, please submit
> any notes and photos for publication to n8hm at arrl.net.
> Also, I would like to get some data from as many operators as well. I
> would like to put together a picture of what is possible on the LEO
> satellites. I have not decided exactly how I will present this data,
> but I would like to receive a list of the following data (from LEO
> satellites only) from as many operators as possible:
> 1. Grids worked / grids confirmed
> 2. Grid fields worked / grid fields confirmed
> 3. U. S. states worked / U. S. states confirmed
> 4. Canadian call areas worked / Canadian call areas confirmed
> 5. DXCCs worked / DXCCs confirmed
> 6. CQ zones worked / CQ zones confirmed
> 7. Continents worked / continents confirmed
> The "Upcoming Satellite Operations" page on the AMSAT website
> (http://www.amsat.org/?page_id=3921) is designed as a real-time
> companion to the column, and as mentioned in a previous post, I
> encourage all satellite operators to bookmark it and check it
> regularly. Thank you in advance for your suggestions and submissions
> and I hope you enjoy the column!
> 73,
> Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
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