[amsat-bb] VP5/AA4FL

Bruce kk5do at amsat.org
Thu Sep 29 13:27:25 UTC 2016

I have VP5/W6XK on 6/16/2001 and N2COP/MM on 3/11/2002 both from FL41 
and both confirmed with QSL card on satellite.

Have fun on your trip.


On 9/28/2016 10:03 PM, Jay Garlitz wrote:
> Gearing up for a VP5 visit and operation Oct. 16 - Nov. 2.  Will be part of
> VP5DX CQWW SSB team but still have time for portable SAT operations.  I
> worked 9 stations in a practice run from the University of Florida campus a
> few weeks ago.  I should be able to operate SATs from Oct. 19-28.
> Equipment will be a FT-817 and arrow II.  Will also have a TH-D7A as a
> backup for the FM birds. Practice runs were on AO-73 and FO-29 using the
> FT-817.
> I will have another practice day on Sunday Oct. 9th. Please mark your
> calendar and work me that day from EL-89tp.  My signal will be readable but
> not strong, which I am sure you will not mind when I am the DX station you
> are chasing.  I will use that day as a teaching experience for the Gator
> Amateur Radio Club student members.  You can see photos from our last event
> on their Facebook page.  Feel free to friend me as well.
> I have been told it has been ten years since there has been a SAT operation
> from VP5.  My operation will not be from Provo (FL31) but from Middle
> Caicos (FL41cu).  Check out the QTH on the VP5DX QRZ page. Do any AMSAT
> members have FL41 in their log?
> Looking forward to working you from FL41cu.
> 73, Jay AA4FL
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