[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 - After the Change

Jean-François Ménard jf.va2ss at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 18:45:59 PST 2009

I tried again tonight on a 30 deg pass... no luck for me... Eggbeater,
preamp, heliax.... gee ! It is really different !


2009/12/6 Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>:
> I thought I read we were supposed to experience degraded performance
> from AO-51 since last week's re-orientation of the bird.
> I just worked the 5:04PM Pacific Standard Time / 01:04 GMT pass from
> DM03. Worked three countries along the West Coast, in addition to
> working Texas to the East. Elaborate station equipment involved ...
> -handheld radio at 2.0W
> -handheld dual-band Yagi
> Performance seems just fine out here, folks!
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS
> http://www.work-sat.com
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Jean-François Ménard

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