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Re: ISS wants Alaska Wa. & Hi Next pass



At 05:30 PM 1/8/2006 -0500, Allen Emer wrote:
>Heads up for operators in Alaska,  Hawaii and Washington State. Last pass 
>here on East coast ISS on VOX Bill worked lot's of stations ( orbit 40807) 
>and said he was going to stay up late tonite to  try and work Alaska, 
>Hawaii and Washington State on the next pass.  Looks like he's going for 
>WAS ......Tune  'em up  let's make it happen...this guy's a real ham!
>
>N2YAC 

So pass 40808 per NOVA or ???  Pass 40808 has 5:15 min duration with max
elev= +3 degrees here.  So is the crossband repeater still in affect or are
we back to split-freq 2m?  I need to program the radio in advance and not
enought time to switch over during the short pass.  If UHF-up I have to
manually switch cables around to do that.

I can run 170w FM on 144.490 if needed for the 1900-km range.  It is now
2345utc so have an hour for e-mail to go 2-way for answers.
73's,
Ed - KL7UW  
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http://www.qsl.net/al7eb - BP40iq 
144-EME: FT-847, mgf-1801/1402, 4xM2-xpol-20, 170w
432-EME: FT-847, mgf-1402, 1x21-ele (18.6 dBi), 60w
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