Archive - Jan 22, 2009
My background is retired NASA-KSC Principal Systems Eng'r on ISS C&T/NAV, CMG's and EPS systems and in
the 70's+ on STS. (Worked with Owen on the 1st AR tests in the OPF -"cross" Antenna mounted in overhead
view-port and a Motorola HT.
Myself and AF4N made the 1st (non-publicized) 2M QSO from inside Columbia to my mobile in Titusville simplex
and on my w4nov Repeater. :-) - Many stories to be told of those days! Probably should write them down. :-)
BUT: Some simple questions: When I was living Cape canaveral, Condo rules prevented any antennas,
but now living in GA Mountains at 1550' ASL (better that at 8' ASL! :-) ) and with a TMD700 and GP5