Ham Radio

Friday, May 01, 2009
Aeronautical Mobile On 20M

Tonight at 16.52 utc I worked my first Aeronautical Mobile Ham Station. I was listening around on 20m when I heard NQ4I/AM - Rick 5/9+20 on 14.192 usb. I gave Rick a call just before the pile up kicked in and Rick- NQ4I/AM returned back giving me a 5/9+10 signal report. During the QSO Ricks Aircraft was at 40,000 feet somewhere between England and Ireland, flying over the sea. NQ4I/ Aeronautical Mobile told me they had a 9 hour flight ahead and were heading for California via Greenland and Canada. May be some of you guys will catch him on 20M?
posted by Simon Davison @ 6:29 pm  
2 Comments:
  • At 12:34 am, Blogger Christian said…

    Hello Simon. Also I worked the station NQ4I/AM today in 14.200 Mhz. Was my first Aeronautical Mobile contact as a ham radio operator. 73 de Chris, EA4EUN/M

     
  • At 7:48 pm, Blogger 2E0HTS Simon said…

    Hello Chris - EA4EUN/M, great to hear you also made the QSO also for the first time!

    Hope to hear you from your mobile one day soon! I love mobile operation and run a FT-857 and Maldol antenna /m.

    Good Dxing and 73

    Simon - 2E0HTS

     
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