Re: STS-88 Launch Visibility Info

Don Horton (
Sun, 29 Nov 1998 01:41:38 -0500

At 02:49 PM 11/28/98 EST, wrote:

>Also there are a lot of retransmissions of the shuttle audio via shortwave.
>Since I use a YB-400 for the time signals from WWV it can also receive the
>signals from GSFC Ham radio.  Although I live less than 20 miles (32 km) from
>GSFC I have never been particularly successful in receiving the signal. (Hams
>are welcome to make suggestions to me via e-mail.) 

	If you're listening to the the HF freqs, you have a problem.  The skywaves
are going right over your head, and groundwaves are not that strong when
the bands are as open as they are now.  The 2-meter (VHF) WA2NAN repeater
at 146.835 MHz.


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