[amsat-bb] Re: XW-1 0815 UTC over Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sangat Singh sangatsingh at gmail.com
Sat Dec 26 01:37:14 PST 2009

Congratulations Sion,

Unfortunately I was not at the station to take advantage of HO-68
switched over Malaysia. Beacon can of course be heard from AOS to LOS
with KCT keeping the doppler adjusted properly.


Sangat, 9M2SS

2009/12/26 9w2qc at 9w2qc.net <9w2qc at 9w2qc.net>:
> Dear All,
> For the first time this morning (26th December 2009 at 0815 UTC, 45 Deg
> Elevation), the linear transponder of XW-1 / HO-68 was turned on over Kuala
> Lumpur, Malaysia.  The transponder was sounding very well, with a couple of
> high speed CW stations and JAs heard on SSB just after AOS.
> Unfortunately, had too short a window to find my uplink and work the JAs.
> After the JA window has passed, managed to have a nice contact with E21EJC.
> As published, the linear transponder shut off at 0819 UTC, and after this
> the following CW telemetry was recorded:
> http://www.9w2qc.net/amsatbb/HO68_1120MYT_45DEG.mp3
> Great sounding satellite, and hope to see the linear/FM transponder
> activated more often over this part of the region.  BTW, is there any
> particular e-mail address (maybe from the control team) that we should use
> to send telemetry recordings to?
> Would also like to wish all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2010.
> 73,
> Sion Chow Q. C.,
> 9W2QC, WQ2C
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