Thursday, January 17, 2008

W6VIO Explorer I Event

Explorer I marked the dawn of the Space Age for the United States as well as the beginning of the Jet Propulsion Lab’s exploration of space. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this momentous event the JPL Amateur Radio Club (W6VIO) will be operating from 1600 UTC January 28th (Monday) thru 0400 UTC February 4th (Monday) using the following frequencies and modes:

* 80 meters: 3535 (CW)
* 40 meters: 7035 (CW), 7185 (Phone)
* 20 meters: 14035 (CW), 14240 (Phone)
* 15 meters: 21035 (CW), 21285 (Phone)
* VHF/UHF : ??

For each QSO, we plan to send out a commemorative Explorer I QSL card. QSL to W6VIO CBA.

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