[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 PBBS OPEN !
gouldsmi at bellsouth.net
Thu Oct 11 08:34:14 PDT 2007
I was on a couple of passes last night and one this morning.
The U band output power is quite good and I had no problem receiving.
TXA (digital) at 420 mW and TXB (analog) at 550 mW
The L-Band uplink is more difficult, seems to require a little more power
and very good uplink Doppler correction.
----- Original Message -----
From: "K7WIN - Jeff" <k7win at k7win.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 11:02 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 PBBS OPEN !
> AO-51 PBBS was on last evening; however, seemed to be hard to work. On a
> degree pass I was receiving about half of the signal level that I normally
> receive from AO-51 and I was unable to connect using L band and 10 watts
> element M2 yagi). Normally AO-51 is full scale on S-Meter when above 20-30
> degrees. I have polarity switching capability and seemed to be LHCP
> of the normal RHCP. Maybe one of my feedline cables got caught on
> and my yagis are pointing in the wrong direction. This has happenned to me
> before :-)
> 73 de Jeff, K7WIN
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mineo Wakita" <ei7m-wkt at asahi-net.or.jp>
> To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 5:56 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 PBBS OPEN !
>> I confirmed that AO-51 PBBS ON now.
>>> PACB-1>AMSATN-1 [10/11/07 21:00:47]:
>>> PBBS open with 1268.700 uplink only.
>>> 73 de AO-51 Command Team, 10 OCT 2007.
>> de JE9PEL, Mineo Wakita
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