[amsat-bb] Re: [ao51-modes] Re: AO-51 quick update
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Fri Dec 28 20:22:11 PST 2007
Off first high pass here tomorrow, ~1345Z 12/29. Hopefully back on ~24hrs
later. I'll let the list know when it gets switched back on, or, if 1268.700
works it's back on. ;-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Colin Hurst" <cjhurst at bigpond.net.au>
To: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>; <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Cc: <ao51-modes at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, December 28, 2007 11:14 PM
Subject: [ao51-modes] Re: AO-51 quick update
> Can you be a bit more specific, time wise.
> Anticipated Off and On times.
> Thank You.
>> -----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
>> Via the AO51-modes mailing list courtesy of AMSAT-NA
>> AO51-modes at amsat.org
> Via the AO51-modes mailing list courtesy of AMSAT-NA
> AO51-modes at amsat.org
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