[amsat-bb] Re: ECHO
Fri Aug 25 08:53:36 PDT 2006
A very hearty thank you sir!
Please find a way to post this from time to time.
thank you, pat
On Fri, 25 Aug 2006, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> Just copied last AO-51 pass.
> TXa is .3 watts
> TXb is .4 watts
> tx current draw is 800 mA
> panel output is 15.1 v, 1193.9 mA
> telemetry broadcast rate is every 10 seconds
> All right there in the open for every one who wants to expend a little bit
> of effort to find.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
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> > greetings
> > I would like to report very poor reception of echo even with an 8 element
> > yagi and an 18 Db preamp. I assume the downlink power is real flea power
> > for battery charging or other testing.
> > After 2 years of pleading with amsat, the downlink power is still a
> > mystery. It is not shown on the colaradosatellite telemetry graphs (TX B)
> > or the amsat website, after repeated requests here and elsewhere I'll
> > assume it is being held secret for some reason.
> > There has been a tremendous lack of technical reporting on ECHO.
> > I realize people are very busy but time should be taken to educate the
> > amsat community.
> > 73, patrick N2OEQ 32323
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