[amsat-bb] Re: Alaska grids [was: Grid CO-45]

Jeff Yanko wb3jfs at cox.net
Thu Sep 11 21:52:08 PDT 2008

I heard AO-51 on the 0152z pass here in Las Vegas, NV and finally heard the 
signal when it was Northwest of this site and pretty weak.  I know the 
435.150 in in QRP mode during this pass.  Just curious, how much output is 


Jeff  WB3JFS

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Mock KD6PAG" <kd6pag at amsat.org>
To: <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2008 9:43 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Alaska grids [was: Grid CO-45]

> John K6YK wrote:
>>   Randy, WI7P was just on AO-27 from Ketchikan, AK
>>   CO-45.  About 2245Z  Thursday.  Maybe he'll show up
>>   on AO-51 tonight?  If you need it, keep an  ear peeled!
> Indeed, he was on one of the evening AO-51 passes.  In addition,  KL1WE
> & W6HF are also returning from Alaska to California; as well as AK, you
> can later look for YT and also uncommon-to-rare BC grid squares.  So do
> not neglect Pacific passes on AO-51 and SO-50 for at least a week or so
> and also AO-27 (albeit in Alaska, one can't hit it before the telemetry
> if one is too far north).
>      -- KD6PAG  (Networking Old-Timer, Satellite QRPer)
> P.S.  Remember, AO-51 is in mode J-FM on the 'QRP' side (435.15/145.88)
> this week.
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