[amsat-bb] Optimal QTH? (Re: WAS-SAT 38 Years Later!
dave at druidnetworks.com
Tue Jun 7 21:06:48 UTC 2016
BOB - Not Bill.. not typing emails on my phone anymore..
On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 4:05 PM, David Swanson <dave at druidnetworks.com>
> Bah, email sent before I was ready - Congrats Bill, that's a great
> accomplishment - those last few are tricky :)
> -Dave, KG5CCI
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 4:03 PM, David Swanson <dave at druidnetworks.com>
>> I'm not too far away from you in EM34, and I got WAS completed in about 8
>> months of pretty hard operating. I had to set a few schedules, and catch a
>> few portable operators at the right time - but those of us in the
>> south-central part of the county are in a pretty good spot for WAS. It's
>> definitely doable on the LEO's in short order, if you operate pretty
>> heavily for a while.
>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 3:57 PM, Peter Laws <plaws0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 10:02 AM, R.T.Liddy <k8bl at ameritech.net> wrote:
>>> > SAT Operators,
>>> > I just received my WAS-Satellite Award #341 which ended upcovering 38
>>> years of casual operating!
>>> I am currently awaiting an Arrow from Arrow HQ and hope to start
>>> making contacts. Not sure I can wait 38 years, however. :-)
>>> I am in EM15, so shouldn't have much trouble even with LEOs, but has
>>> anyone calculated the "optimal" area for WAS QSOs? I would expect
>>> it's pretty close to where I am but footprint is a factor, too.
>>> Anyone figured it out?
>>> Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!
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