[amsat-bb] Activating NPOTA Blue Ridge Pkwy PK01 on July 16th 1546 UTC SO-50 pass
johnbrier at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 13:15:14 UTC 2016
Ah that's this weekend. I have a D72 so I will definitely tune in to the
packet and check into the net. Will not TX until I've been told it's ok.
On Jul 16, 2016 7:04 AM, "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> > I’ll be activating National Parks on The Air Blue Ridge Parkway PK01
> > from the Craggy Dome overlook on the July 16th 1546 UTC SO-50 pass
> Check into the Annual Golden Packet Event from 1100 to 1400 on 445.925
> (voice PL 100) for the 15 Mountain Tops along the Appalachians, trying to
> relay the Golden APRS packet from Maine to Georgia. If you have APRS,
> monitor 144.34 to see the packets. Do not transmit though until the Golden
> Packet message has been successful.
> Bob, WB4APR
> > The pass is 86 degrees elevation for me and I will be filming to
> > hopefully make a video for my YouTube channel. I hope to make at least
> > 10 contacts so I can get credit as an activator.
> > I have never activated for NPOTA before nor have I been at the
> > receiving end of a pileup on a satellite. Not sure that I will be, but
> > I kinda want to be, and if so I will appreciate your patience.
> > 73, John Brier KG4AKV
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