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Re: LEO DX RS-6 and RS-8



The UA0's were just a bit beyond my horizon. The JA's were only a dream or 
required Mode K with HF skip!
Andy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John W Lee" <k6yk@juno.com>
To: <w5acm@swbell.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:10 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] LEO DX RS-6 and RS-8


>I haven't checked for distance, but
> I did work  a JA  on  one of those RS's  and a couple of
> UAO's.
>
> 73
> JOhn K6YK
>
>
> On Tue, 2 Sep 2008 22:22:57 -0500 "Andy MacAllister" <w5acm@swbell.net>
> writes:
>> I have been looking through my QSO info on and off, for a while now,
>> digging
>> for my QSO to Germany via AO-7B, in the early 1980's. It hasn't
>> surfaced
>> yet, but I did run across two QSL cards from DC9ZP for contacts from
>> my
>> previous QTH in Pearland, Texas to Sorup, Germany via RS-6 and RS-8
>> in 1982.
>> Manfred calculated the distance to be 8262.23 km. My calculation is
>> more
>> like 8225 km.
>>
>> Has anyone been working up DX lists for RS-6 and RS-8?
>>
>> 73 de Andy W5ACM
>>
>>
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