[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 beacon
w5acm at swbell.net
Fri Jan 1 17:45:37 PST 2010
I should have tuned aroung 10M more carefully, instead of just listening to
the Doppler shift on 70cm!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim - N3TL" <n3tl at bellsouth.net>
To: "'Andy MacAllister'" <w5acm at swbell.net>; "'AMSAT BBS'"
<amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, January 01, 2010 5:42 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 beacon
> Hey Andy,
> No disrespect ... but the Grand Old Girl has been in Mode A. I worked
> this morning and AA5PK after the AO-51 pass you mention in this email,
> on Mode A.
> Thanks to you for the contact on AO-51.
> Happy New Year, and 73 to all,
> Tim - N3TL
> Athens, Ga. - EM84ha
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
> Behalf Of Andy MacAllister
> Sent: Friday, January 01, 2010 6:31 PM
> To: 'AMSAT BBS'
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 beacon
> 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
> SKN 2010!
> At least it was a nice strong carrier, and I got in some SKN QSOs via
> 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
>> Any of the old hands know what would cause this?
>> 73 de David VK5DG
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