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Re: Worked Susan from my work van - correction



Hey Rick - ur in luck - I have ur contact on tape.  I'll try to make a
wav file with the HB computer and send it to you.  The Compaq I'm on now
is a **###!!!
Congratulations!!!!!
73, Al - KD4SFF

On Sat, 05 May 2001 17:13:49 -0400 Rick Tilton <n4wyk@InfoAve.Net>
writes:
> Hi Al!  I think I worked NA1SS about two minutes just before you. I 
> had
> 14:13 as my time I worked her.  Guess we were right there 
> together.HI.
> Unfortunately I was not prepared and just HAPPENED to come into the 
> shack
> and look as there was 3 minutes left on the pass. Turned the antenna 
> that
> way and tried calling.  Did not have anything hooked up to record at 
> the
> time. Bummer! Maybe another day and I'll be ready then. But was too 
> excited
> that I got my first contact. 73..
> 
> Rick Tilton
> ARS - N4WYK
> n4wyk@infoave.net
> n4wyk@arrl.net
> n4wyk@amsat.org
> Foothills of North Carolina Website: http://web.infoave.net/~n4wyk
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-SAREX@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-SAREX@AMSAT.Org]On 
> Behalf Of
> > Albert K Lark
> > Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2001 5:30 PM
> > To: sarex@AMSAT.Org
> > Subject: [sarex] Worked Susan from my work van - correction
> >
> >
> > (Corrected  tale not tail - guess I need to spend more time at 
> school!)
> > Here's a humorous story
> > I just finished playing an audio tape of the QSO I had with Jim 
> Voss /
> > NA1SS yesterday, to an electrical foreman on a new school, I was 
> working
> > at today.  He thought it was pretty cool - but not convinced that 
> I
> > wasn't telling a real tall tale.  I said the ISS was coming over 
> in a few
> > minutes, and then proceeded to move my  work van to an 
> unobstructed
> > location.  He and another worker walked over to my van to listen.  
> The
> > pass started out silent - and I explained that Susan may be having 
> a
> > private conversation on a different frequency, and may tune to 
> this one
> > when she's finished.  There was only about two minutes left of the 
> pass -
> > when low and behold - Susan started calling CQ!  They both were 
> staring
> > in disbelief!  I called between contacts and she returned to me 
> saying
> > "N4ISS LOUD AND CLEAR"  As you can imagine, it was the talk of the 
> job
> > site the rest of the day!
> >
> > I was running 45 watts into a mag mount antenna!
> > May 3, 14:15 UTC 48 degree max elevation - worked her at abt 10 
> degrees!
> >
> > 73
> > Al - KD4SFF
> > Experimenters Group ARC - N4ISS
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