[amsat-bb] Re: AO-27
Rick - WA4NVM
wa4nvm at comcast.net
Tue Aug 10 07:41:40 PDT 2010
I think you are new to the satellites, since I haven't heard you on the
Welcome to the fun world of sat's.
Now to your question. AO-27 is on a timer sequence, 20 seconds of digital
- then 7 minutes of voice - then back to 1 full minute of digital - then
You may be hearing it switch back to digital mode at the end of the 7 minute
repeater mode. Just my guess. There are a number of sites that give you
times for the daily passes. One of them,
is currently about ten minutes off. (late) Another one you may want to
check out is
http://sites.google.com/site/ao27satellitescheduler/ a program you can
and use on the daily bases.
I hope this helps and we all will look for you in the future.
> The last couple of passes that I have tried seemed to start well - I hear
> stations using the repeater - but then some sort of digital signal takes
> over and no other voice activity is heard. Is this some command work
> done by the ground controllers?
> Bob, WA9JDR
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