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Re: FUN-TAS-TIC!



Piero,

Congrats on your success!!!  I was in you shoes for the first time about 
two months ago and reading your post I can't help but smile (I know 
exactly the feeling.)
Catch you on the air soon...

73s,
David Carr
KD5QGR


Piero Calvi-Parisetti wrote:

>Wow!
>
>I write these few lines in total excitement, as the shack is filled by the
>harsh sound of AO40's beacon, booming down three solid S points over the
>noise and IZ8BLY's software decodes steady. Range is over 52,000 km and squint
>is 27...
>
>A  HI, THIS IS AMSAT OSCAR-40       2003-12-13  21:40:01  #0BC3 
>+--------------------------------------------------------------+
>|  Hgt: 48270 km   Lon: 50  Lat: 9   ALON: 0  ALAT: 21         |
>+--------------------------------------------------------------+
>
>What's so exciting about this? It's MY FIRST TIME, first trial, immediate
>success - I cannot believe it myself. I simply can't wait another two weeks
>to have my first qso! 
>
>What a fantastic ham life! :)
>
>Piero HB9DSU
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>  
>


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