[amsat-bb] Re: [ao51-modes] AO-51 quick update
cjhurst at bigpond.net.au
Fri Dec 28 20:14:44 PST 2007
Can you be a bit more specific, time wise.
Anticipated Off and On times.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ao51-modes-bounces at amsat.org
> [mailto:ao51-modes-bounces at amsat.org]On Behalf Of Andrew Glasbrenner
> Sent: Saturday, 29 December 2007 2:32 PM
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Cc: ao51-modes at amsat.org
> Subject: [ao51-modes] AO-51 quick update
> Just a quick note that we will be shutting off the L band uplink
> to the BBS
> on AO-51 tomorrow for approximately 24 hours. We need the SQRX
> to do a quick
> RF survey for another project. The BBS should be accessible
> again on Sunday.
> We are now on the quick slide into our first full sun period
> starting Jan 4,
> 2008, and things may get a little hectic as we try to reduce the
> impact of
> the increased heat. A byproduct of this is the available
> downlink power is
> increasing rapidly, so the satellite should continue to become easier to
> hear this week. We may also ask for help with telemetry checks between
> morning and evening passes over the command stations.
> Thanks for your understanding.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT-NA VP Operations
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> AO51-modes at amsat.org
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