[amsat-bb] Satellite DXCC Awarded to K8YSE

John Geiger af5cc2 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 18:32:48 UTC 2017

Congratulations John!  I was getting ready to ask if anyone had worked DXCC
on only the LEO satellites.  Guess I now know the answer!

73 John AF5CC

On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 10:52 AM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> 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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