[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 Mode S reports

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Mon Dec 14 15:39:49 PST 2009

435.150 is back on at 270mw with 9k6 telemetry. V/S is also working now. 
I'm still interested in reports on S now vs before the magnet reversal.

73, Drew KO4MA

Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> 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 ko4ma at amsat.org. or 
> ao51-modes at amsat.org.
> Thanks, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT VP Operations
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