2014-08-10 Success with the new radio and the SO-50 amateur satellite
Good catch this morning on a southwest - northeast pass of SO-50: I managed to have a QSO with R1AO who operates from St. Petersburg in Russia! A distance of 1778 kilometers. This was the first QSO on satellite with the new FT-857 radio. Update: Thanks to eQSL.cc I already have the QSO confirmed.