[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 beacon
w5acm at swbell.net
Fri Jan 1 15:30:40 PST 2010
David, and other AO-7 watchers,
I was hoping for Mode B or Mode A, but we got Mode "D" (435.1 MHz beacon
Yes, I guess it just cycled into the 70-cm beacon mode for the last pass of
At least it was a nice strong carrier, and I got in some SKN QSOs via AO-51
just a bit earlier.
TNX to AA5PK, N3TL and K2BMI for the AO-51 SKN contacts!
73 de Andy W5ACM
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Giles" <vk5dg at amsat.org>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, January 01, 2010 4:38 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-7 beacon
> Hello and happy new year,
> I've just been listening to AO-7. The 10m beacon was off and I couldn't
> raise a signal through the transponder. But I did hear the 70cm beacon
> and it was only transmitting a constant carrier (no RTTY or CW this time).
> Any of the old hands know what would cause this?
> 73 de David VK5DG
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