[amsat-bb] Re: [eu-amsat] FO-29 back again ?!?
sv1bsx at yahoo.gr
Thu Apr 26 09:37:21 PDT 2007
... yes Thomas, "damned" incidence !
IO-26 has same frequency & just the same footprint
today with FO-29!!
I apologize but as I said on my message:
"Don't *shoot* me if I'm wrong."
DUM SPIRO SPERO (=While I breath, I hope) my
73, Mak SV1BSX
ps: tks also to Masa JN1GKZ... he noticed just
the same about IO-26.
--- Thomas Frey <th.frey at tiscalinet.ch> wrote:
> Hello Mak
> It could be the BPSK-beacon from IO-26 at the same
> frequency !
> Mit freundlichen Grüssen, Regards, 73
> Thomas Frey, HB9SKA
> SV1BSX schrieb:
> > Hi all,
> > don't "shoot" me if I'm wrong, but I think FO-29
> > is back!
> > Today 26 April 2006 between 14:10-14:16 UTC
> > (#52.792 orbit) I HEARD (!!!) a continue carrier
> > FO-29's beacon frequancy !
> > I was starting to monitor the frequency with a
> > I forgot this time the pass of Satellite (every
> day I
> > monitored it.)
> > Well, the Sat was over Libya (N.Africa), close to
> > with 32 Degr. Elevation, in very good range for
> > Looking for any activity I tuned my receiver to
> > frequancy and... what a surprise!
> > I received a strong carrier arround 435.799.
> > The carrier was following the usual
> doppler-shift, so
> > after 6 mins dropped-down to 435.788 MHz !! That
> > is very normal and confirmed to me the Satellite
> > signal!
> > At this point my QTH has no clear horizon (340
> > even if the Satellite was high enough, at 24 degr.
> > Elev. So after 1 min I lost the signal completely.
> > Please keep monitoring the FO-29 and send your
> > reports. May be FO-29 is back again !
> > 73, Mak SV1BSX
> Thomas Frey, Holzgasse 2, CH-5242 Birr, Tel. +
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