[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 Sputnik 50th Anniversary Event
David - M0ZLB
m0zlb at btinternet.com
Tue Oct 2 01:12:47 PDT 2007
Will the rest of us have an opportunity to hear the downlink?
"Us" being the rest of the World?
Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> Good Evening,
> Everything is set for our Special Event on Wednesday night. Please listen on
> the following passes of AO-51 over North America to hear original Sputnik 1
> telemetry via AO-51:
> October 3, ~2350 to ~2358 UTC
> October 4, ~0127 to ~0145 UTC
> ~0308 to ~0326 UTC
> ~0452 to ~0503 UTC
> >From ~2350 to ~0505 UTC AO-51 will not be available outside of the Sputnik
> downlink over North America.
> The downlink frequency will be 435.300 plus or minus doppler shift, and the
> downlink power will be higher than the normal repeater levels.
> There will be a nice QSL certificate available by sending reception reports
> and a 9"x12" SASE to 3375 Taper Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA. Please allow
> several weeks for turnaround time.
> I hope everyone enjoys this event, and thanks to all that have helped put it
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT-NA VP Ops
> LM 2332
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