[amsat-bb] Fw: W2JV- activity

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 17:01:25 UTC 2015

Nice Peter! A little ham poetry. :-)

John, KG4AKV
On Jul 5, 2015 10:19 AM, "W2JV" <PeteW2JV at verizon.net> wrote:

> Hello,
> We came to amateur satellites not because it was easy but for the
> challenge.  It’s always a thrill, even though it may be our 100th time thru
> SO-50, and after your tenth it better be full duplex!   It takes a few
> steps, depending on your equipment, to send an APRS compressed packet to
> DUCHIFAT-1 but it’s exciting because were leaving our comfort zone, the
> essence of amateur radio, and one more thing KC9ELU and myself are looking
> for more activity on NO-84, so leave the comfort of your chair and make
> some connections.
> 73 Peter W2JV
> From: Herzliya Science Center
> Sent: Sunday, July 05, 2015 7:04 AM
> To: PeteW2JV at verizon.net ; Shamai Opfer ; David Greenberg ; Yam Ashbell ;
> נועה הרמן
> Subject: Congratulations!!!
> Dear Peter,
> Youare the first non HSC ham radio operator who successfully sent an APRS
> packet to DUCHIFAT1!!!
> You can check our website and see your call sign and APRS location that
> you have sent
> http://www.h-space-lab.org/php/map-en.php
> We would like to send a direct QSL card, is your address on QRZ.com
> correct? If not, please send us your mail address.
> Peter, thank you very nuch for your efforts! It is a great achievement and
> there is a lot of excitement here!
> from HSL students 73
> (:
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