[amsat-bb] Re: ao-51 pass

Gould Smith gouldsmi at bellsouth.net
Fri Apr 20 09:19:09 PDT 2007

Hi Steve,

I was collecting telemetry during the 14:11 pass here in TN.  Everything was 
fine on the digital side, I didn't listen to the analog side, but the TLM 
said that the analog power level was correct and the analog receiver was on.

Gould, WA4SXM
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Attfield" <steven_a at rogers.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, April 20, 2007 10:38 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ao-51 pass

> I'm not sure if I'm just really bad at aiming my antennas ior if 51 was
> at a bad angle but I was trying to track the 51 pass which came by my
> location at about 14:11 UTC and there was only one point where I think I
> heard it. I was looking for it in the area where I thought it might be
> and I caught a point in the middle of the pass when I heard a little bit
> of a signal quieting and I thought I heard voices bolew the noise floor
> and then I subsequently lost it. does anyone know if this was a bad pass
> or just a bad operator?
> -Steve VA3SAX
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