[amsat-bb] Re: Renewed interest in SAT's.. couple questions
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sun Mar 4 17:17:54 PST 2007
AO-10 has not been heard in several years, but due to the nature of how it
failed, it may reappear at some point in the future. I check for it every so
I don't think the transponder on SO-33 ever worked, but as I recall there is
a 9k6 packet beacon every 60 seconds on UHF. I have used it and PO-34 as
signal sources in the past.
Thanks for joining back up, and I hope to work you on the air sometime soon.
73, Drew KO4MA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Atwood" <we1h at verizon.net>
To: "Amsat" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2007 11:23 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Renewed interest in SAT's.. couple questions
>I am returning to satellite operation after a ten year absence (my last
> satellite QSO before Feb 07 was literally 10 years ago on 3/25/1997 via
> RS-10)and have a couple questions. I have recently operated on a number of
> satellites (VO-52, AO-7, FO-29, etc) and the AMSAT web site has some great
> info on them, but I find the entries for AO-10 and SO-33 confusing
> whether they are operational or not? For example, the AO-10 entry is
> under operational sats, but each mode entry is listed as 'non-operational'
> and the weekly SAT update says it is stuck in Mode B... Are either of
> SAT's actually operational at all? I have not heard either of them on the
> air, so I imagine not, but, never hurts to ask.
> Thanks in advance,
> - Matt, WE1H
> Grand Isle, VT
> AMSAT member since 03/04/2007 ;-)
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