[amsat-bb] Tropo and FO-29
jeff_griffin at comcast.net
Tue Jun 16 11:54:34 UTC 2015
I remember calling CQ on RS 12/13 and have to say listening on 2m so the
JA's wouldn't call me back on 15m. The good old days...
73 Jeff kb2m
From: Kevin M via AMSAT-BB
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2015 7:12 PM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Tropo and FO-29
I also heard the '1, 2, 3, 4, 5' clearly, well after your LOS according to
the tracker. W4UOO was trying to call you, I believe. I've also been
noticing that I will hear FO-29 BEFORE AOS as well on some of these passes
Not tropo, but talk about working over the horizon... ever work RS-12/13?!!!
When in Mode K (15m up and 10m down) you could work a pass from another
continent! Biggest shock I ever had was calling CQ with the bird descending
over North America (LEO) and getting a call from OK1DIG. =^D There was an
article in QST about an op who worked DXCC on RS-12/13 by using this method.
Boy, I miss that bird.
73, Kevin N4UFO (ex-AC5DK for any other RS-12/13 ops out there)
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