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Re: Alaska - Europe, was: Re: AO-51 DX-by-mail



AO-7 will be entering a period of continuous Sun starting 08 Jan 2006
through 14 March 2006.  Perhaps that will open up the chance to work
some unusual paths.

73,
Lee-KU4OS

On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 19:03 +0100, Andre PH7AT wrote:
> Hi Ed,
> 
> Alaska *is* in range of Europe. I just checked and there are several 
> occasions every day where we have a mutual window
> on AO-7 from my location (JO21). Working the UK should be even easier. 
> Time zone differences (you are 10 hours behind
> of Europe) are a problem ofcourse and AO-7 must be in the sun.
> 
> Practical problem might be that when AO-7 is that far up over the north 
> pole most of the time I get a lot of QRM so
> working this bird is very hard to say the least. But it would be very 
> nice DX.
> 
> Well, maybe it can be done ;)
> 
> 73!
> 
> Andre PH7AT
> www.ph7at.net
> 
> Edward R. Cole wrote:
> 
> >specialty types of hamming ... e.g. microwave or meteor scatter).  Alaska
> >(thankfully) is in range for good Leo activities with Canada and parts of
> >the lower-48 states...but not Europe.
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