[amsat-bb] Re: Delfi-C3 HEARD, strong signal over the Delfi-C3 groundstat...
G0MRF at aol.com
Mon Apr 28 13:27:38 PDT 2008
Received good signals from DelfiC3 tonight in IO91TK 15km west of London.
Nice to hear another satellite on 2m. Just love that low path loss!
IC706 + 10m RG58 to roof mounted vertical. No pre-amp. Signals 18dB above
Nominal distance to satellite 1400km
The signal abruptly disappeared at 19:45 and 5 seconds. ( Command from
ground station?) This was not the usual transistion as a satellite pases over the
Anyway, strong signals so very good news.
Well done Delft University of Technology.
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