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RE: DX on LEO satellites



> Same problem in Cape Town.  There is nothing to work on a 
> LEO, except ZS and
> sometimes a lone operator in the countires around ZS.
> 
> The only real contact of note was when we worked Chuck 3Y0C 
> on Bouvet Island
> earlier this year.  We used the parrot repeater on SO-35, as 
> Chuck only had
> a 2m handheld transceiver.  The whole operation was carefully 
> calculated and
> co-ordinated and worked amasingly well.
> 
> Most of the time one has the satellites to yourself to play with.  Too
> little activity in this part of the world for a LEO.

I've had UO-14 to myself on several occasions, which has a lot of people
here amused when they hear that (we all know the congestion it suffers over
the Northern Hemisphere :) ).
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