[amsat-bb] Re: ANDE Special Event

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Tue Aug 28 13:42:14 PDT 2007

I had the D7 in the truck to a 1/4 wave whip, beaconing every 1. After lunch I checked the list and saw only KB1GVR-9. Not sure if this was from Ande or NO-44.  I'll leave it on for Thursday.

73, Drew KO4MA

>Thanks Luc,
>Similar here.  On the 1240z pass we saw no othes.  On the 1410z
>pass, we only saw two other stations, KB1GVR, and N4ZQ besides
>my two stations, WB4APR and W3ADO.  But as I spent the next few
>minutes  explaining to the students that it was working hours
>and probably few players, we heard more packets and noticed that
>PCSAT came into view.  We saw the above plus VE3FFR, AK4KO and
>WA4AEJ.  Sorry, we went to eat lunch and missed the 1550z pass.
>We even logged onto PCSAT (it uses the default W3ADO-1 call
>sign) and configured it for full ops, and then to the end of the
>pass, it gave excellent signals.
>Both ANDE and W3ADO (PCSAT) use the default path for the APRS
>satellites which is VIA ARISS.  This is the same as that used on
>the ISS so that users do not have to switch UNPROTO settings
>between spacecraft.
>We will try again on Thrusday during the 8AM to Noon EDT passes.
>Bob, WB4APR
>Naval Academy Satllite Lab (W3ADO)
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