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RE: longest land distance on AO-40



Hi Domenico, Dave and Scott.

My old location was at RF73KC, and I believe yours is JN70ES, which gives
approx 18,263 Km. If I work you from my new QTH (RF72MV) it will be 22 Km
further.
73 de Ian ZL1AOX

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of I8CVS
> Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 12:45 AM
> To: Scott Townley; Dave Guimont
> Cc: AMSAT-BB
> Subject: R: [amsat-bb] longest land distance on AO-40
>
>
> Dave,
>
> > On AO40 the longest  was ZL1AOX  Ian in  New Zeeland
>
> On OSCAR-10  ZL was never in range with Italy for any best argument
> of perigee.
>
> 73" de i8CVS Domenico
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dave Guimont <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
> To: Scott Townley <nx7u@arrl.net>
> Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2003 8:25 AM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] longest land distance on AO-40
>
>
> > At 09:22 PM 7/29/2003 -0700, you wrote:
> > >Just curious what the longest claimed overland distance on AO-40 might
> be.
> > >I'll start the bidding at 16,063km (DM43di<>KG33xv).  Oddly
> enough Joberg
> > >is further away than either Perth or 8J1RF.
> >
> > Well, I don't claim any record for it, but on O13 I talked to Durbin,
> South
> > Africa several times.  My antipode in San Diego is Madagascar,
> so I guess
> > one can't get any further than that...I've never thought about it with
> O40,
> > but at the minute I'm not sure if O40 ever gets there...
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >             73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
> >                     Disagree: I learn....

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