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Re: FO-20

I'm attempting to use it..  Yeah, I'm brand new to it, but at least I'm 
trying, as are a lot of other folks I've been talking to.  Don't get me 
wrong, I've been playing with the FM birds too, and they're a lot of fun, 
however, you can only work the same people 2 or 3 times before the 
challenge seems to go away.


At 14:09 8/31/00 -0600, you wrote:
>At 02:26 PM 8/31/2000 -0500, David M. Tipton, PhD wrote:
>>Anybody hear me this afternoon on FO-20?  I finally was able to hear my 
>>downlink, but after calling CQ for what seemed an eternity, noone came back.
>Like I have said,  Why do we need more SSB LEO's. The ones we have are
>not that used!
>I heard N9JWO and worked K4AWB on the August 31, 2000 19:16 UTC pass.
>I may have heard others trying to "find themselves" and heard at least 1
>FM simplex signal on that pass.  I bet there are more FM simplex QSO in the
>bandpass than SSB satellite QSO's during the workday passes of FO-20.
>73, Randy N7SFI
>Still looking for DE on FO-20 and DE and GA on FO-29.
>I still am looking for contacts with:
>DN92,  EM46, EM72, EM91, EN48, EN58, EN67, FM04 and FM13
>on any satellite.

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