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Re: FO-29 mobile operations



Pedro, what a great signal you had on the pass 5/12 @12:26. I am impressed 
with the performance of your mobile setup. I look forward
to working again soon. 73's << John

At 11:48 AM 5/12/2005, Pedro EB4DKA wrote:
>Hello friends, these days FO-29 is in good orbit for Europe-North America
>QSOs. I usually work American stations from mobile without problems in the
>West passes for me from IM78cx (I work almost everyday Joe K3SZH and many
>times W4MVB and others). This month I will try to work all the passes with
>mutual window with North America because I have a clear shot to the West
>from my country home (I can work passes with 1º elevation for me). Of course
>I will work from mobile because I haven't satellite base station (the only
>good base satellite station near me is Juan EA4CYQ). I am near IM79, so I
>will activate this grid too.
>My setup is a Kenwood TM-255 monoband VHF all mode with a 1/4 wave VHF
>mobile whip (I will try a 5/8 VHF too) and in the downlink my little Kenwood
>TH-F7E with a dual band long rubber whip and a pair of earbuds.
>I'll take some photos and will put them in my website (and, maybe, a small
>video working the satellites with this marginal setup).
>
>Best 73s and hope to hear you soon with my simple station!
>
>Pedro EB4DKA
>"Always using the minimal station"
>www.eb4dka.tk
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