[amsat-bb] Re: AO51 L/U BB

Mark L. Hammond n8mh at embarqmail.com
Mon Oct 8 07:40:05 PDT 2007

Thanks for the very important correction, Colin!


Mark N8MH
----- Original Message -----
From: "Colin Hurst" <cjhurst at bigpond.net.au>
To: "Mark L. Hammond" <n8mh at embarqmail.com>
Sent: Monday, October 8, 2007 8:50:40 AM (GMT-0500) America/New_York
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Re: AO51 L/U BB

Just a correction.
Broadcast Callsign is PECHO-11
BBS Callsign is PECHO-12
Best regards,
Colin VK5HI.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org]On
> Behalf Of Mark L. Hammond
> Sent: Monday, 8 October 2007 8:36 PM
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO51 L/U BB
> Hi Bruce,
> It looks like you need to change your Wisp settings for
> AO-51--both the Broadcast Callsign and BBS Callsign values need
> to be PECHO-11.   That will fix your "frames heard" issue, and
> you should get some BB data.
> I haven't been able to get into the BBS on L band yet either; I
> have about 1 watt at the antenna (20 turn helix) and with trees,
> etc. it apparently hasn't been enough.
> I saw both WA4SXM and KO4MA in the queue, so it appears to be
> working.  We have reports of a few others' success, too.  You
> might do as I am--keep trying :)
> A lack of success has caused me to browse around for a 1.2GHz
> amplifier;  I see Down East Microwave carries nice amps; wonder
> where else somebody might suggest looking?
> 73,
> Mark N8MH
> >Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2007 20:54:48 -0400
> >From: "Cox" <snyderb at cox.net>
> >Subject: [amsat-bb]  AO51 L/U BB
> >To: "Amsat-bb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> >Message-ID: <000701c80945$d3ea4c00$6701a8c0 at mshome.net>
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> >
> >BB
> >
> >   During the AO51 pass tonight most of the Wisp D/L data showed, frames
> >heard PECHO-11. When it was just north of my grid, FM16vt,
> KO4MA was able to
> >get into the queue but no others including my station.
> >
> >73 Bruce KG4YEV
> Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]
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