[amsat-bb] Re: AO-16 ON in voice mode 10May08 1020utc
daleh at alaska.net
Sat May 10 08:37:59 PDT 2008
Mark L. Hammond wrote:
> Hello All,
> This morning I turned AO-16 ON in voice mode around 1020utc. The output power is reduced a bit and is reported as 700 mW by the telemetry.
> It is possible that it will cease transmitting; any reports that help narrow down an approximate time for such an event will be helpful. Also, reports of its continued operation will also be appreciated.
> If you hear AO-16 in voice mode, free to use it. If you hear it "hummmming" in digital mode, please do not transmit to the satellite.
> AO-16 Uplink: 145.920 MHz FM
> AO-16 Downlink: 437.0260 MHz DSB (LSB and USB)
> On behalf of the command team,
> Mark L. Hammond [N8MH]
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I also tried AO-16 on the last pass over Alaska. I could not hear
anything. I listened for the
for the hum in case it was in digital mode and not hearing anything.
Dale - KL7XJ
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