[amsat-bb] Back in USA fro VP5

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Nov 3 16:12:15 UTC 2016


You did a great job operating. I had the honor of listening to many of your low elevations QSOs with Europe and Brazil on FO-29, and hearing and working you on AO-7 Mode U/v was a thrill. For those that don't realize that you were using a single FT-817 on the transponders, the news that you were working South America, North America, and a good part of Europe half-duplex with 5 watts may be a substantial surprise.

The fact you uploaded to LOTW almost instantly was just icing on the cake.

Great work, and I look forward to hearing you from your next destination. Hope to see you soon, maybe at Ocala or Tampa hamfests in December?

73, Drew KO4MA

-----Original Message-----
>From: Jay Garlitz <jay.aa4fl at gmail.com>
>Sent: Nov 3, 2016 8:48 AM
>To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Back in USA fro VP5
>Back in the USA from VP5.  Got an Air Force One welcome in Miami, landing
>right near our connection gate.  Got some more SAT QSOs in after CQWW.
>Glad to fulfill requests for QSOs.  All logs have been uploaded to LOTW,
>Clublog and QRZ log.  My VP5/AA4FL QRZ page has a Clublog search widget.
>If your QSO is missing from the log let me know.  I have audio recordings I
>can review for missing QSO's.
>QSL cards are on order.  All cards with SASE's will be replied to
>direct. My award totals prior to receiving paper QSLs are listed on the
>VP5/AA4FL QRZ page.
>If you have not had a chance to check out the trip photos on my Facebook
>page, please do so and enjoy.  It is quite easy to take portable SAT
>equipment on trips, and the Caribbean is a great destination suggestion.
>Next time when I go I will even bring my wife!
>73,  Jay VP5/AA4FL
>part of VP5DX CQWW SSB team
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