[amsat-bb] Re: Can someone please remind me which birds need to be illuminated...
mlunday at nc.rr.com
Thu Dec 3 19:51:08 PST 2009
Thanks, I have not been active for several months...was wondering why I was
not hearing FO29
Greensboro, NC - FM06be
wd4elg at arrl.net
From: Andrew Glasbrenner [mailto:glasbrenner at mindspring.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:30 PM
To: Mark Lunday
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Can someone please remind me which birds need to be
Mark Lunday wrote:
> with sunlight in order to function?
> AO-7 - yes
> AO-16 - ???
No longer usable under most circumstances, requires constant attention
to stay on.
> AO-27 - no
> AO-51- no
> FO-29 ???
Battery issues, requires full or near full illumination for the entire
orbit. Not currently operational over the US. May return.
> VO-52 - no
> SO-50 - no
> SO-67 - ???
Currently only scheduled for passes while illuminated.
73, Drew KO4MA
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