[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite AO-7 Mode A/B (Rolf Moberg)

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 18:18:34 PDT 2007

At 10:51 AM 6/16/2007, Steve Attfield wrote:
>AO-7 as far as I know is locked into one mode and it comes on and off
>depending on the batteries.

What batteries?  More like solar illumination.  The question is 
whether there are eclipses or not.  If there are eclipses, then the 
mode it comes up in is more or less random.  If there are no 
eclipses, then I believe there is an on board timer that switches 
mode every day or so.

Don't take this as gospel, it's what I've pieced together from 
reading the bb over the last few years. :)

73 de VK3JED

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