[amsat-bb] Satellite DXCC Awarded to K8YSE

w4upd w4upd at cfl.rr.com
Wed Dec 20 18:09:38 UTC 2017

Congratulations John! Hope to be back on the birds (and new ones) after 
first of the year.

Reid, W4UPD

On 12/20/2017 11:52 AM, Paul Stoetzer wrote:
> Congratulations to John Papay, K8YSE, who has been awarded satellite
> DXCC with 101 entities verified. The satellite DXCC standings are
> available at http://www.arrl.org/dxcc-standings
> While there is no way to be certain, John's satellite DXCC is likely
> the first to be obtained without the use of either HEO satellites or
> sub-horizon Mode K propagation since prior to the launch of AO-10 in
> 1983. Starting on satellites in 2006, John did not even enjoy the
> advantage of FO-20's higher LEO apogee or RS-15's high LEO orbit in
> his quest to work and confirm 100 DXCCs via satellite.This is
> certainly a noteworthy achievement!
> 73,
> Paul, N8HM (77 satellite DXCCs worked and counting!)
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