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Re: D68C status



The Philips-Tech comes with a standard male N on the end of an RG13 pigtail.

Art, N3OY

----- Original Message -----
From: Jon Ogden <na9d@mindspring.com>
To: <Richard@g3rwl.demon.co.uk>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2001 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] D68C status


> Let me just say that the D68C crew is doing an outstanding job on HF!
They
> are very loud and very easy to work here in the midwest USA.  I even heard
> them on 80m yesterday afternoon and would have worked them on 80 had it
not
> been for some equipment problems I had.
>
> They are doing a great job and I am sure they will be on AO-10 as soon as
> they can.
>
> 73,
>
> Jon
> NA9D
>
> on 2/11/01 4:13 AM, Richard W L Limebear at Richard@g3rwl.demon.co.uk
wrote:
>
> > Gang
> >
> > I realise that some of you are pretty keen to get D68C on AO-10 and I
have
> > been trying to get status information both from their web page and from
> > their main Pilot. I have failed in this but offer the following info I
> > collected on the way:
> >
> > Antenna erection was slowed by torrential rain; HF always was their
priority
> > and, from what I hear, the HF stuff is in use with big pile-ups. As far
as
> > AO-10 operation is concerned - I don't know. They didn't show up yet so
I'd
> > say there has to be a good reason for this (even though we don't know
what
> > it is).
> >
> > I did point out to them before departure that the best windows into the
US
> > were early on, and they changed the erection priority list to suit, so
(again)
> > I'm sure theres a good reason for the delay. This means that some people
who
> > had high hopes are going to be disappointed; all I can say is sorry. (I
told
> > them that next time they should take *me*.)
> >
> > I have been told that their internet connectivity is much poorer than
was
> > expected; this is probably why the info (and their web page) is not up
to
> > date.
> >
> >
> > 73
> > Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
> > g3rwl@amsat.org
> > FOC # 1188
> >
> > So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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> -------------------------------------
> Jon Ogden
> NA9D (ex: KE9NA)
>
> Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA
>
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>
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>
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