[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 mode update

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Mon Oct 12 18:56:10 PDT 2009

Bob- W7LRD wrote:
> Thanks Drew et al.
> No one else on but me, or at least I was all I could hear, on the 
> 0100Z pass, running about 60W to a 24 loop yagi.  Question-- What is 
> the power of the 1.2ghz downlink?  The signal strength is at least 3 S 
> units less that the 435.3 frequency.  Anyone with 1.2ghz stuff---dust 
> it off.
> 73 Bob W7LRD
450mw on .150, and 650mw on .300 right now. My guess is your receive 
antenna is RHCP. 435.150 feeds the LHCP antenna combination, so you are 
~20 db down from the .300 downlink on a RHCP antenna.

73, Drew

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