[amsat-bb] Phase 4B

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Fri Jun 17 20:46:36 UTC 2016

I haven't been on many of those passes myself. I'll have to try to get
on a few over the next several days.

It has been good to hear some prepping for Field Day. Unfortunately
many Field Day satellite operators seem to operate satellites once a
year and are sorely out of practice for Field Day (and it shows)


Paul, N8HM

On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 4:36 PM, Jeff Griffin <kb2m at arrl.net> wrote:
>  I'm on the X birds every morning taking to myself. At my winter home in
> Florida before I put some crossed Yagi's up I was making contacts on a small
> vertical with my TS-2000, I managed at least a contact a pass in that simple
> setup. I notice some more activity lately due to FD preparations, I'm
> working some new stations. Let's get more linear bird activity going guy's,
> it's easier then you think...
> 73 Jeff kb2m
> -----Original Message-----
> From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Paul
> Stoetzer
> Sent: Friday, June 17, 2016 4:20 PM
> To: Kevin Muenzler, WB5RUE
> Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Phase 4B
> There are currently seven active LEO linear transponders available for
> amateur use, You're welcome to join us on any of them at any time!
> 73,
> Paul, N8HM
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 4:16 PM, Kevin Muenzler, WB5RUE
> <kevin at eaglecreekobservatory.org> wrote:
>> Of course a few LEO Linear birds like the old RS-12/13 would be nice
>> too!  I don't know how many hundreds of qsos I had on 2/10 using
>> RS-12.  RS-15 was a challenge and I think it's still there but only the
> beacon is active.
>> Kevin, WB5RUE
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of John
>> Becker
>> Sent: Friday, June 17, 2016 2:19 PM
>> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
>> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Phase 4B
>> On 6/17/2016 1:54 PM,
>>> I'd be happy with another AO-40 style bird that worked as advertized.
>> you and me both.
>> John W0JAB
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