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HC8N Activity



The following is from Jon, N0LK (side note: my first FO-20/29 and AO-10 
contacts were made with an IC-490A into an 8-el quagi also):
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N0JK operated FO-20, FO-29 and AO-10 while at HC8N, San Cristobal Island in 
the Galapagos May 24 - 27.

7 QSOs in the US and Mexico on the FO birds. K6YK was there almost every 
pass!

8 QSOs in Germany, Switzerland and Finland on AO-10 (all on May 27)

Gear:

2M    IC-706MII, 4 el yagi

70cm  IC-490A at 10 watts, 8 el Quagi

First known FO-20/29 and AO-10 SAT activity from HC8. There may be more HC8N 
activity on AO-10 and AO-40 Fall 2001.

QSL via AA5BT

picture of HC8N Sat. antenna at:  http://communities.msn.com/6mdx
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