[amsat-bb] Re: AO-16 Report

John Marranca, Jr KB2HSH at amsat.org
Thu Jan 24 14:28:33 PST 2008

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Butler" <rbutler at tsss.org>
> So, now that AO-16 is in this mode, is it possible to put the other
> PACSAT's that are in MBL mode into voice repeater mode such as IO-26 and
> LO-19?
> Ryan, NF0T

I think that that would be incredible...if these satellites could all find a
use again in the "bent-pipe" mode.  It's almost funny, since these birds
have been orbiting Earth doing not much of anything but sending telemetry.

Good Luck Ground Team on this possibilty!



John Marranca, Jr
PBX Technician/Shop Steward CWA Local 1122
BN Systems, Inc
Orchard Park, NY

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