[amsat-bb] Re: WB9L cross-satellite again

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Sun Oct 19 16:14:10 PDT 2008

The problem is that the satellites were in parallel.
They have to be series connected to count as a cross-satellite contact.

n3tl at bellsouth.net wrote:

> WB9L is intentionally working AO-51, which is thousands of km away from 
> and pretty much opposite AO-16, which N3TL is intentionally working. 
> Indeed, both satellites have the same FM/VHF uplink. WB9L copies N3TL on 
> AO-51 at 435.300 +/-, in FM. N3TL copies WB9L on AO-16 at 437.026 +/-, 
> in SSB. It seemed clear to me that a complete contact between these two 
> stations occurred across both satellites.

More information about the AMSAT-BB mailing list