[amsat-bb] Re: FO-29 -- Lets see what happens !
ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 30 12:21:30 PDT 2007
As Mak, SV1BSX, pointed out earlier (see below), the footprint of IO-26 has been overlapping that of FO-29 recently.... run a track on both to make sure you're not hearing IO-26's beacon.
>Just keep in mind, today IO-26 has about the same
>FOOTPRINT with FO-29.
> The usual TRAP (again)!
> So, if you monitoring around 435.795, the
>strong-carrier is not from FO-29 but IO-26's beacon.
>73, Mak SV1BSX
>From: Steve Raas <sraas at optonline.net>
>Sent: Apr 30, 2007 1:48 PM
>To: Amsat-BB at amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] FO-29 -- Lets see what happens !
>Im not sure if any one has had an intermittent reception of FO-29's Dnlnk
>other than myself, I plan on trying to see if I can hear the transponder
>again this afternoon as I have a really high pass from 19:14z to 19:34 z
>with max el of 71 deg. As per my SatPc32 its either orbit # 52848 or 54849
>I will be sending dashes at 40 watts until it reaches about 10 deg ele, then
>ill go to 2 watt mode. I will try and keep the Downlink freq near 435.850.
>Unfortunatally I have no way of recording properly.
>Listen in from 19:14z - 19:34 again.. if I do hear my Downlink.. and its not
>on 435.850 I will qsy my uplink to get on frequency.
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