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Re: DX LEO records, fixed elevation category



Do bragging rights for LEO birds count on old RS15?
G4CUO to W7LRD Nottinghamshire to Seattle=7535KM
Sure do miss that bird.
73 Bob W7LRD

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: "David Barber" <david.barber@dbelectronics.co.uk> 

> Do my two contacts via FO-29 using a single vertical co-linear at 30ft 
> count? 
> 
> VE9QRP @ 4702Km 
> W1FC @ 5355Km 
> 
> After all it is at a fixed elevation!!! 
> 
> David 
> G8OQW 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On 
> Behalf Of Fabio Roccatagliata 
> Sent: 09 March 2007 14:24 
> To: brobertson@mta.ca 
> Cc: amsat-bb@amsat.org 
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: DX LEO records, fixed elevation category 
> 
> Dear friends, 
> 
> here is my best LEO contacts made by using no elevation on 2 yagi antennas. 
> Antennas used: 
> 
> 12 el. 3wl for Vhf H pol. < BR>> 21 el. 6wl for Uhf H pol. 
> 
> IZ1EGT (JN44LK) -> VA3DB (FN25DI) 03/01/2005 FO29 J CW qrb 6343 km. 
> 
> Sincerely I found that elevation is not needed on Vhf while it 
> increases drastically sigs in Uhf. 
> 
> Best 73s 
> Fabio 
> 
> IZ1EGT / F5VKV 
> 
> On 3/9/07, Bruce Robertson wrote: 
> 
> > > >VE9QRP (FN75tv) to IW4DVZ (JN54IM) 5600 km 
> > > >" " to OK2UFB (JN99as) 5847 km 
> > > 
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