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Re: VU2GMN works N1JFQ on AO-40



At 05:20 PM 9/2/03 +0530, A.R Pratap Kumar wrote:
>Congratulations Gopal  VU2GMN for having worked N1JFQ on AO-40.
>A great achievement from VU
>
>If you can calculate the distance between your grid locations it will be
>fine as you must be aware that the max distance worked thro'  AO-40 is appx
>18,500 kms.
>So hope you will beat that record.
>Awaiting your reply.
>Best 73
>Pop
>VU2POP


I think he may have been referring to me, N1JFU. I had a brief QSO with him 
at 0501z. I don't have a distance calculator handy, but my complete grid 
square is FN42ma.

-Steve
N1JFU


>----- Original Message -----
>From: Gopal Madhavan
>To: Vusat@Yahoogroups. Com
>Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 11:04 AM
>Subject: [vusat] first N contact on AO-40
>
>
>Hi Friends,
>
>I managed to make my first AO-40 contact to the US this morning - N1JFQ -
>Colleen
>
>The window was just 20 minutes before the sat dipped below the horizon
>
>Gopal VU2GMN
>
>
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