[amsat-bb] Re: XW-1 over Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fabiano Moser fabianomoser at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 06:55:33 PST 2009

Hello Sion,

It is nice to hear you are back to the satellites, and heard the new China
XW-1 satellite.


73 Fabiano Moser

2009/12/16 Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC) <9w2qc at 9w2qc.net>

> Dear All,
> After a long time away from the satellites, I am pleased to report the
> reception of XW-1 over Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
> Time was 1416 UTC to 1435 UTC and I had a maximum elevation of 68
> degrees.  Managed to copy the beacon on 435.790 CW +/- with a very
> good signal of S9+.  Tried to work the FM and Linear transponder, but
> unfortunately could not get the downlink.
> Is the transponder off during this pass?  Time permitting, will try
> out again 1.5 hours from now.
> Congratulations to the China team for the very successful launch.
> 73,
> Sion Chow Q. C.,
> 9W2QC, WQ2C.
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Fabiano Moser CT7ABD / PY5RX
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