[amsat-bb] Re: LEO DX RS-6 and RS-8

John W Lee k6yk at juno.com
Tue Sep 2 21:10:58 PDT 2008

I haven't checked for distance, but 
I did work  a JA  on  one of those RS's  and a couple of 


On Tue, 2 Sep 2008 22:22:57 -0500 "Andy MacAllister" <w5acm at swbell.net>
> 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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