[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 observation

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Feb 19 03:58:17 PST 2009

The power output is about the same right now at ~800mW each. I think you 
said you just put up a new antenna? The two downlinks have opposite circular 
polarities, with 435.150 being LHCP, and 435.300 RHCP. I'm guessing your new 
antenna is set up for LHCP.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "joe" <jbarkley at bellsouth.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2009 6:43 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 observation

> Hello,
> I am new to the satellites and getting the hang of it.
> I listened to the 2 down links this morning and the 435.150
> was much stronger that the 435.300. Is there any particular reason for 
> that.
> Just curious. I copied it all the way to horizon and the 435.300 was
> very weak at that point.
> regards,
> Joe
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