[amsat-bb] DXCC & HamSats
n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Mon Feb 29 22:29:22 UTC 2016
We need to get you a better shot to the E-NE. In the last two weeks,
worked 2 OM's and EW on AO-7 from FN34.
On 2/29/2016 4:03 PM, Paul Stoetzer wrote:
> Theoretically, it is certainly possible for the eastern United States
> and most of Europe. There are around 130 DXCCs within AO-7's footprint
> of approximately 7,900 km. DXCC was done a few times solely on LEO in
> the late 1970s and early 1980s with AO-6, AO-7, and the early RS
> However, most of those have no satellite activity. I have worked 54
> DXCCs myself, but only 24 of 50 in North America plus 22 in Europe, 6
> in South America, and 2 in Africa.
> The issue is getting activity in many of these other entities! If you
> know of anyone in or going to any of these places, please get them on
> the air!
> See the following breakdown (just an estimate, there are likely small
> portions of other entities in the footprint as well)
> North America (24)
> South America (6)
> Africa (2)
> Europe (22)
> Not worked, but within footprint:
> North America (26)
> Africa (14)
> Oceania (1)
> Asia (1)
> Europe (19)
> South America (12)
> Paul, N8HM
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 3:51 PM, Rupert Hamblin
> <rupert.hamblin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I was interested to read the ARRL article on KO4MA receiving the DXCC award
>> worked on satellites, which got me thinking. So here's my question...
>> Taking into account today's available / workable amateur satellites - is it
>> possible for an operator based in the UK/Europe or US, to work 100
>> different countries via satellite..?
>> (Obviously taking into account the station setup..)
>> Thanks for your feedback !
>> RH / G0TKZ
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