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Re: RE: [sarex] Packet VIA MIR while backpacking

On 06-02 03:04pm CDT, the following was written:

> I figure when the MIR passes a bit south of me, I should be able to get
> folks in Canada and maybe in the northern US?  What do you guys think?
> Or am I just going to be talking to myself?   Are there any stations in
> eastern Russia? Or north?

>From here in Birmingham, using my HP200LX and my FT50 from my patrol car I
have worked stations as far away as northern Washington state via UNPROTO
using R0MIR as the digipeater. You should be able to make plenty of

73 es gl Jeff W4JEF

    *--------- Jeff Johns W4JEF - AMSAT# 32615 - QRP-L# 1857 ----------*
    |jeffj@scott.net  w4jef@amsat.org |     Reserve Patrol Captain     |
    |  Satellite: Mir R0MIR-1, AO-27  | Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept|
    |200LX+BayPac+FT50=Portable Packet|     QTH Birmingham, AL USA     |
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