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Re: AO-51 2nd Repeater

It was very enjoyable pass last night indeed. Much different than the other 
repeater. Although I do somewhat enjoy the fast pace of the "chaos" over 
there as well, it was nice to be able to hear myself clearly on the downlink 
for an entire transmission!
Michael, W4HIJ

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Garie Halstead K8KFJ" <khyberpass65@yahoo.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 11:46 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 2nd Repeater

> --- "John Marranca, Jr" <KB2HSH@amsat.org> wrote:
>> Good Morning, everyone.
>> Thanks Drew, et al, for once again switching on
>> AO-51's QRP/Second Channel.
>> It always makes for a nice change of pace, and
>> judging from last
>> night's pass over FN02, activity was quite good.
> Hello John.  I hadn't been on the FM sats in a very
> long time but picked last night to jump on after
> hearing about the second repeater.  It was a very
> orderly group totally devoid of the chaos I had
> remembered from years past.  It was a totally
> enjoyable experience.  I got my 2 Q's and let other
> have at it.  I later heard KC8RAN, KC2LRC, W4HIJ and
> KB2HSH.  My thanks to Jay AA4FL and Drew KO4MA for my
> contacts.  The 2nd repeater worked very well indeed.
> 73, Gary  -K8KFJ-
> West Virginia  (EM98)
> AMSAT #32574
> Sat VUCC #125

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