[amsat-bb] Re: SO-50

Matt Patterson mattpatt at 1starnet.com
Thu Aug 26 04:31:48 PDT 2010

That's true but you would think there would be others on the bird.

73 Matt

-----Original Message-----
From: Rick Tejera [mailto:saguaroastro at cox.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 11:33 PM
To: 'Matt Patterson'
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] SO-50


Did you transmit the ON tone? SO-50 is set up so you have to turn it on by
transmitting on 145.85 with a PL of 74.4 hz for 2 seconds. This turns it on
for 10 minutes (if I recall correctly). Once it's on you transmit on 145.850
with a 67.0hz PL.

Clear Skies

Rick Tejera
Editor SACnews,
Public Outreach Coordinator
Saguaro Astronomy Club
Phoenix, Arizona
saguaroastro at cox.net 

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Matt Patterson
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 21:09
To: amsAT-BB at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] SO-50

Was listening for the SO-50 pass @ 22:58Z and didn't hear anything.  A check
of the Oscar status website reveals that it was active a couple hours ago.
Did anyone else hear it during the latest pass?  I finally got setup to
start recording the birds with my computer and was going to use SO-50 as a


73 Matt


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