[amsat-bb] NJ7H/VE7/VE8 Antenna Cables Repaired

Ken Alexander k.alexander at rogers.com
Mon Jan 30 00:21:15 UTC 2017


On 2017-01-29 6:44 PM, John Papay wrote:
> Many have been working NJ7H/VE8 and /VE7 as
> he travels through rare grids in the Northwest
> Territories and other Provinces. Unfortunately
> he started having problems with his antenna cables
> and that caused him to start using his whip on the
> car for transmit and limiting operations to FO-29
> passes.
> Today the problems were fixed, if only temporarily,
> all due to the help of a Canadian Ham who is not a
> satellite operator. Tim Repas, VE7XIX, who lives
> in Taylor BC, near Fort St. John met up with Gabe
> earlier today and helped him get his cables working
> again.  This is yet another story of hams helping
> other hams they have never met before.  And the story
> probably won't find its way into QST magazine either.
> So I would encourage all of us who have been working
> Gabe and those who just might be readers on the board,
> to send an email of appreciation to Tim at his QRZ
> address.  It just might make his day; he certainly
> helped make ours!
> 73,
> John K8YSE
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