NA1SS (Col. Doug Wheelock) working U.S. and Canadian Stations on 16 September 2010 at 2247 UTC

Col. Doug Wheelock (NA1SS) works U.S and Canadian stations on 16 September 2010 at 2247 UTC. Stations worked include the following: Eddie in ?, W7JSC, K4YYL, KC9LNZ, KI4WN?, KC9ECG, VA3DRM, KI4WRM, N1AGE, W3BJ, VJ in W. NY, KW4B and N3VQH.

Col. Wheelock and the ISS crew are "smoking at the speed of heat," and the good Col. passes traffic between Tennessee and Ontario stations.

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AL0I – Thu, 2010 – 09 – 16 19:33

KC9ECG

Made contact driving west on capitol Dr. at 124th street in Milwaukee with 50W on a 1/4 dual band Larson with a Kenwood.

Submitted by sprevelle on Wed, 2010-09-29 21:19.

I'm the N3VQ? H

Got him even after orbitron said it was -1.5 degrees below used the radio clubs contest antennas to work the contact. Also worked him on previous pass that day as W3HZU at the Keystone VHF Club... anybody have that recording?

Thanks
Mike

Submitted by n3vqh on Fri, 2010-09-17 10:24.

Corrected your call...

I corrected your call sign. It sounded like he might have said "Henry" after listening to the recording several times, but I wasn't entirely sure (non-ICAO phonetics tend to throw me).

The last two stations in the recording were definitely "extras" from a VHF propagation standpoint if the ephemeris are correct. It may be that the NORAD/NASA folks still don't have the ephemeris quite right after the ISS boost on Wednesday.

Todd

Submitted by AL0I on Fri, 2010-09-17 10:49.

I'm the VJ in W. NY. Got him

I'm the VJ in W. NY. Got him just before he faded over the Atlantic.
Even though it was weak, I'm thrilled.
Thanks for the recording because I forgot to set my recorder.
Ron
KC2RVJ

Submitted by KC2RVJ on Thu, 2010-09-16 23:09.
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