If you're having trouble viewing this video, please insert this title link into your browser search box: https://youtu.be/GF_4jXGXPT4. Here's another way to work low Earth orbit amateur radio satellites such as the AO-27 and the often elusive SO-50. Sterling Coffey (N0SCE) is using a simple 19 inch/48.26 cm whip with his hand-held VHF amateur radio transceiver. While the signal isn't strong, he does make contact with the AO-27. So can you! Good luck. For the latest Amateur Radio news and events, please check out the blog sidebars. These news feeds are updated daily. You can follow our blog community with a free email subscription or by tapping into the blog RSS feed. Thanks for joining us today! Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).