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Re: Portland ARC (U.K.) Annual Rally.



Hi Dave

Will try AO27 @ 13:11 UTC on the 8th
and UO14 @ 13:29 UTC if that isn't too close to you 14:00 closing.

On my way out for today's 13:58 UO14, maybe we will make contact.

73

Peter
VA3PKH
FN14he

David Houlden wrote:
> 
> Portland Amateur Radio Club will be holding it's 6th
> annual rally this Sunday the 8th October 2000, at
> The Royal Manor School Portland, Dorset. (IO80SM)
> 
> One of the displays for the expected :) thousands of
> local residents and radio amateurs will be an attempt(s)
> to work though AO-27 and UO-14.
> 
> The equipment in use will be an ARROW antenna and an
> ICOM W2E handheld transceiver.
> Output with a 12v supply will be about 4W.
> 
> If you happen to hear the callsign(s) G7VQP or G0VOP
> through the weekend rush, it would be great to talk to
> you.
> 
> The aim, as always, is to introduce members of the
> viewing/listening public and radio amateurs to satellite
> communications.
> 
> The Rally starts at 0900 UTC and is expected to come
> to a grinding halt at around 1400 UTC.
> 
> One of the attractions will be a working demonstration
> of NOAA Weather satellite reception using the RX2 and WxSat
> software with a turnstile antenna.
> 
> Another will be a demonstration of 24cms Amateur Television,
> over a short distance, using a remote controlled camera with
> azimuth/elevation control, for a view of the beautiful Dorset
> coastline from The Island of Portland. ( It will rain now !)
> 
> Hope we manage to work someone, somewhere.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Dave G1OCN.
> 
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