[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 Mode S reports
lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Mon Dec 14 12:15:03 PST 2009
On 14 Dec 2009 at 5:36, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
Date sent: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 05:36:03 -0500
From: Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 Mode S reports
To: Amsat-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>, AO51 Modes <ao51-modes at amsat.org>
> AO-51 is currently in Mode V/S on 145.88/2401.200. With our attitude
> inverted from normal, I'm interested in any S band reports. The L/S
> antenna should be pointed towards the ground now in the southern
> hemisphere, and away in the northern. The schedule indicates we would
> concurrently run the 9k6 telemetry downlink on 435.150. Due to low
> battery voltages and being near the bottom of the output power selection
> range, I shut off the 435.150 transmitter this morning at about 1025 UTC.
> Please send any reports on the Mode S signal to . or
> ao51-modes at amsat.org.
On my first afternoon pass 1452EDT 10deg max elevation i was not able to hear the S band signal.
Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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