Venerable AO-7 Satellite Continues to Deliver

Discussion in 'ARRL News Feeds' started by American Radio Relay, May 22, 2020.

  1. The nearly 46-year-old AO-7 amateur satellite made a remarkable contact possible on May 4 between Diego Feil, LW2DAF, in Buenos Aires, Argentina (GF05rk), and Tom Ambrose, ZS1TA, in Cape Town, South Africa (JF95fx). The contact spanned 4,329 miles across the South Atlantic, with both stations aiming at only 2 or 3 degrees above the horizon.

    Both stations had been watching orbital predictions for...

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