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RE: my first....



Great, congrats.  I gave up on AO-27 on weekends.  Unless you
run mega-power or have great luck the regulars just walk on
top of you.  Maybe when I retire.


Vy73,  Mike.   KD9KC    MARS: AAV6EV
kd9kc@elp.rr.com  -  kd9kc@amsat.org
Home page: http://www.qsl.net/kd9kc/
The farthest WEST ham in West Texas.

I wish it would rain in El Paso.  Not
for me, cause I've seen rain... but
for my 12 year old daughter. 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of GElam30092@aol.com
> Sent: Sunday, May 30, 1999 5:59 PM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] my first....
> 
> 
> Please excuse my enthusiasm.  I made my first contact this 
> morning on AO-27 
> with N7SFI and it was excellent!  My daughter, 10, was with 
> me.  I don't 
> think she understood the significance that I placed on it 
> until I showed her 
> a picture of A0-27, gave her the dimensions, showed her the 
> pass on Nova and 
> then told her the transmitter power.  She was then impressed 
> with it all.  
> Kids..... 
> 
> This was on a Yaesu VX-5R with an arrow antenna from my 
> backyard.  I'll try 
> it again on the next pass around 18:48 UTC.
> 
> Cheers,
> Gerry
> http://www.qrz.com/callsign.html?callsign=k1lro
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