[amsat-bb] Re: S band downlink - AO-51

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Mon Mar 16 16:51:52 PDT 2009

Hi Michael!

> Worked VE3NPC on AO-51 V/s just now.  We had the transponder
> totally to ourselves, and had a nice little chat.  I was on this morning
> around 7:30, by myself.  We have V/s all week.  This is my favorite
> configuration, the signals are a LOT stronger on 2401.2 then on 70cm.
> What is the TPO and antenna on S band on AO-51?

I forget what the TPO is, that is listed in WA4SXM's AO-51 book.  Maybe
2W or 2.5W.  Details on the antenna are also in that book, or you can look
at page 7 in the PDF at:


to see the L/S antenna.



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