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Re: Space Station Minimum Station Requirements




----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Leikhim" <jleikhim@nettally.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 5:34 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Space Station Minimum Station Requirements


> Hi All;
> I have just been requested by the local ham club to put up a
temporary
> station to work the ISS at the grand opening of the
Challenger Learning
> Center of Tallahassee  on March 22nd.
>

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Howdy Joe:

I have used the 2M and 70CM eggbeaters with the ground
plane/radials on both of them and successfully worked the
FO20/29 LEO satellites without problem.  The antennas were
only 4 feet above the ground.

I operated both SSB and CW and made many contacts.  Your angle
of 57 degs shouldn't be too bad.

                     Best of luck, Joe W2KJ


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