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Re: Double fuji



David,

It certainly does occur in other parts of the world. When operating as
PA3HIL from Amsterdam I worked G8ATE when both fujis were visible to both of
us. Of course the different doppler effects put the downlink signals from
each satellite on different frequencies.

I'm pleased to hear that you are operating on Fuji down under. I tried for a
while after I moved to ZL a year ago, but it was so quiet that I gave up. I
hope to remount my VHF/UHF antennas this weekend (down for repair). If I am
successful, I'll listen out for you. ZL2VAL is also sometimes on Fuji.

Best Wishes

Sil - ZL2CIA (ex PA3HIL)


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Giles" <vk5dg@corprit.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 3:21 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Double fuji


> Hello All,
>
> Had the experience of talking through two satellites at the same
> time.  FO-29 was going N->S and FO-20 going S->N over the Tasman
> sea (between VK and ZL).   I could use both for a couple of minutes as
> they crossed.  Pity there wasn't anyone else to talk to.
>
> So, two questions - does this happen in many other parts of the world?
> And is anyone in the VK, ZL, YB, P2 etc. interested in making some
> contacts on an analogue bird while AO-40 is going through hibernation?
> I'm sometimes on during an afternoon pass but would be happy to try
> a night pass when shift work allows.  Skeds by email are fine.
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