Re: finally heard two sats

Clayton Coleman <kayakfishtx@...>

That's exciting, Jerry.  I can't stress enough how important it is to make sure you hear the bird before transmitting.  Today, one station was on AO-27 over the eastern USA calling CQ repeatedly (KK4??? / call protected to hide the guilty).  Many stations were trying to call him but it quickly became apparent he wasn't receiving.  The birds do fly by quickly.  The seven minutes of AO-27 time is very precious!


On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 7:06 PM, Jerry Barr <kj6ntl@...> wrote:

hello all was relly exciting today whe i herd W0CA  working someone  on so-50 an then heard somelse on ao 27/ now to talk bak n one   atleast i know its working
and they really do fly over hi hi

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