[amsat-bb] Re: apparent beacon on 435.300
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sat Aug 30 18:47:18 PDT 2008
It's RS-30, aka Yubileiny, on 435.315 and 435.215. Apparently there are no
two-way packages onboard, unfortunately. It's also unfortunate that the
builders didn't coordinate their downlinks with the IARU, and they ended up
so close to the AO-51 downlink.
73, Drew KO4MA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Heim" <kd0ar at sbcglobal.net>
To: <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:25 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] apparent beacon on 435.300
> I've heard a CW beacon a couple of times operating on or around 435.300.
> Unfortunately I dont have exact times from my QTH, but I cant find
> anything in the satellite list on AMSAT's site that has a working beacon
> on this frequency (or anywhere close). I heard it about 23:45Z, breaking
> the squelch (on FM) while waiting for the next AO-51 pass. This will put
> it about 10-15 mins before AOS for AO-51 from my QTH in EN90rw. Pardon me
> if there is an obvious answer to this, but I'm not familiar with all the
> ham birds up there yet.
> Just trying to figure out what I could be hearing? This is not the first
> time I've heard CW on this freq.
> Michael Heim
> ARS KD0AR
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