[amsat-bb] Re: RS-15 heard again

w7lrd@comcast.net w7lrd at comcast.net
Sun Jun 29 18:23:40 PDT 2008

I have tried at times to give it a shot of RF uplink, "just in case".  I mean after all AO-7 came back to us!  Maybe it just needs enough up RF to jump start it.  Does anyone know what it's final demise was from?
73 Bob W7LRD

"if this were easy, everyone would be doing it"

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: "Auke de Jong, VE6PWN" <sparkycivic at shaw.ca> 

> I just copied the beacon on 29.351, after not hearing anything for a long tmie. 
> It's sending relatively short duration pulses today... 1 second on, 2 seconds 
> off, give or take... later in the ascending pass(as I write this) , times are up 
> to greater-than 4 seconds off /.75 seconds on Does that mean the spacecraft is 
> warm? 
> Strange, that this is the ONLY mode-A signal around these days-besides AO-7 if 
> she feels like it ;) 
> Auke de Jong 
> DO33go 
> Edmonton, AB 
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