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

Clayton W5PFG w5pfg at amsat.org
Mon Jan 30 02:44:27 UTC 2017

Tim may not be active presently, but many of us worked him with his 
previous callsign VE5SAT and his US callsign AC2GK.  It worked out well 
that Tim was able to help a current satellite operator.

Good job on all.


On 1/29/2017 17:44, 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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