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Re: ISS on Voice over US- NO JOY!!



In FN13, heard nothing this pass at 1320z. Only 17 deg, but heard nothing at all.

73, Jeff WB2SYK


--- On Wed, 10/15/08, Gordon J. C. Pearce MM3YEQ <gordonjcp@gjcp.net> wrote:

> From: Gordon J. C. Pearce MM3YEQ <gordonjcp@gjcp.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ISS on Voice over UK & Europe
> To: david.barber@dbelectronics.co.uk
> Cc: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 6:36 AM
> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 11:30 +0100, David Barber wrote:
> > Richard Garriott was on voice over UK and Europe for
> the 10.14 utc pass.
> > 
> > Using a mixture of his own callsign and RS0ISS he made
> a brief contact with
> > Cor, PD0RKC and the went on to call RK3DZB, the
> Cosmonaut Training Centre
> > where he spoke with his father.
> > 
> > David
> > G8OQW 
> 
> I heard a little bit of this pass, with the signal
> absolutely booming in
> here in IO75 square.  Then I went outside and realised that
> my rig
> wasn't hooked to the j-pole but to the 6-ele quad,
> which I'd lowered and
> which was lying on the ground under a large hedge...
> 
> Seems the ISS is louder than I expected ;-)
> 
> Gordon
> 
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