[amsat-bb] Re: DO-64
ns1z at cfl.rr.com
Tue Sep 16 02:02:10 PDT 2008
I tried Delfi this weekend as well. As Sebastian stated the CW beacon
was very strong at times. I could never find my signal (or anyone
else's) regardless of how much I tuned.
IC-910 and 40 el uplink, 22 el down and mirage KP2.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sebastian" <w4as at bellsouth.net>
To: "AMSAT BB" <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 7:21 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: DO-64
>I listened to a pass earlier this morning ago over Miami Florida.
> Good strong CW beacon heard throughout the entire pass, down until
> about 1 degree, but still nothing heard on my uplink.
> 73 de W4AS
> On Sep 13, 2008, at 12:03 PM, Luc Leblanc wrote:
>> On 13 Sep 2008 at 8:15, WILLIAMS MICHAEL wrote:
>>> As usual, the downlink signal gets weak on the second half of the
>>> Mike Williams K9QHO
>> Got the same results here i got explanations regarding this signal
>> drop for polarisation change but as the satellite attitude is
>> uncontrolled i tend to believe it's more an effect of the antennas
>> pointing towards the earth station and pointing away than a
>> issue. This change in the signal level start exactly pass the TCA
>> point and signal degrade up to a point he's drop below the noise?
>> I try to figure out the satellite shape spinning and thumbing in
>> space in regard of the polarisation and it will be very odd that the
>> polarisation change happen just at TCA?
>> Any ideas here?
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