[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 status
johngeig at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 6 10:21:41 PST 2007
With a vertical, you are going to have a low angle of
radiation, so you will probably only hear the
satellite on the horizon. Maybe others on the
reflector can say more about this.
73s John W5TD
--- Bill Goff <b-goff at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I've been interested attempting to work thru this
> satellite for
> several days beginning 1/31 without much luck. One
> each occasion
> I've not heard the beacon at all nor heard any other
> qso's. I've
> used the amsat path predictions and online tracking
> so I'm sure I'm
> listening at the correct times. I'm using a
> colinear vertical about
> 20' up at the QTH, so I think I've got enough
> antenna to at least
> hear the satellite. Does anyone here know it the
> software update is
> still in process? Is the satellite not in operation
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