[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 report.
aa5jg at lcisp.com
Tue Jul 31 06:59:41 PDT 2007
Looking at the AO7 log for July there were 3 or 4 times it was in Mode A.
73s John AA5JG
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From: "wa6fwf" <wa6fwf at sbcglobal.net>
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Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 1:09 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 report.
> >A study of the AO-7 eclipse charts for the last 3 years shows a
> > toward non-elipse orbits in late 2007 - 2008.
> > In effect, this means that AO-7 in all probability will not change mode
> > unless anything untoward happens.
> > It also means that we appear to have a permanent mode-B LEO linear
> > transponder for the forseeable future ... providing operators follow the
> > recommended operating proceedure.
> Hi John,
> I do not believe that is correct, I think that once its non-eclipse that
> timer will no longer get reset by a eclipse and we will go back to a
> mode A B switch based on that timer...
> your thoughts???
> Kevin WA6FWF
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