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Re: SO-50 Not Heard at 2200z... CORRECTION



Hi Eric:
I made four contacts on this pass, so it was working. There was lots of
fading and I find that aiming the Arrow on the real high passes is more
difficult than with the lower ones. Sometimes the bird is not where you
expect it and SO-50's trajectory is much more variable than Echo's.

Amir Findling, 73 de K9CHP, member ARRL, AMSAT #36083
Coordinator, Senior K9 Handler Western NY SearchDogs, Inc.
http://www.wnysearchdogs.org/
K9 Certification Tester, NYS Federation of SAR Teams
http://www.nysfedsar.org/
1st Special Response Group (1SRG) http://www.1srg.org/

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org]On
Behalf Of Eric H Christensen
Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 6:13 PM
To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] SO-50 Not Heard at 2200z... CORRECTION

Opps, forgot the time in my original message...


Just took the arrow and the HT out to the driveway to work SO-50 and
didn't hear anything.  I attempted to activate the bird numerous times
but still nothing.  Did anyone hear/work the bird on this pass?

73s,
Eric KF4OTN


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