[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 70-cm RTTY beacon and telemetry on!

n1jez@burlingtontelecom.net n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Sun Mar 1 07:41:48 PST 2009

This is pretty significant. Every time I've tried to activate the RTTY 
system, all I would get is a solid carrier then the bird has reset 
indicating a lack of power. I wonder what might have changed?

Mike, N1JEZ
AMSAT 29649
AO-7 Command Op
"A closed mouth gathers no feet"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "DeYoung James" <deyoung_james at yahoo.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 01, 2009 10:08 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 70-cm RTTY beacon and telemetry on!

> Greetings,
> I only recorded 1-minute of the RTTY from last evenings pass but was able 
> to decode channel 11 through 16 from it to augment David's (VK5DG) 
> decodes.  Here is what I was able to decode using reverse,45,85 
> parameters.  I also used the 1974 AMSAT J. final parameters and equations 
> conversions. Great job to David for finding the 70-cm beacon on and 
> decoding so much!
> Ch     Value    Ok?     Description     Converted Value
> -------------------------------------------------------
> 11      734     Y       Battery volts       13.74v
> 12      326     N       Half battery volts   3.41v
> 13      695     Y       Regulated volts     23.63v
> 14      602     Y       10v Reg volts        9.38v
> 15      937     Y       9v reg volts         9.37v
> 16      422     Y       Ch reg1 volts        6.53v
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Jim, N8OQ

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