[amsat-bb] K2BSA/W4UOO-EM97 West Virginia FO-29 1500z 13July2013

Mike Sprenger mikesprenger at gmail.com
Tue Jul 11 02:25:52 UTC 2017

Its been 4 years.

K2BSA's going back to Summit Bechtel for the 2017 National Scouting
Jamboree in Beckley WV, we arrive this weekend to begin building the
station.    Help us show off Amateur Radio to the many (25,000) scouts at
the Jamboree.  We'll be on the FM and linear satellites.

I appreciated K8YSE's synopsis from 2013 so much I thought I'd share it

73 de W4UOO

On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 11:26 AM, John Papay <john at papays.com> wrote:

> W4UOO is operating as K2BSA from Beckley West Virginia
> EM97.  West Virginia is a rare state on satellites.  It's
> small and very mountainous and most places are down in the valleys
> such that they don't have a low horizon.  I drove down to Beckley
> several years ago to hand out EM97.  It was 300 miles one way.  Now
> is your chance to work this grid and state.  Mike was able to work
> down pretty low.  This is a great opportunity.  He was worked on FO-29.
> 73,
> John K8YSE
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Mike Sprenger
(37.9167N  81.1244W is the Summit)

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