[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 back into normal configuration
elanportnoy at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 4 09:46:59 PST 2010
Congratulations! I had three just a few months ago--changes everything.
--- On Mon, 1/4/10, Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote:
> From: Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 back into normal configuration
> To: "Amsat-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>, "AO51 Modes" <ao51-modes at amsat.org>
> Date: Monday, January 4, 2010, 6:10 AM
> AO-51 is back in to it's normal
> configuration with the 145.920/435.300
> repeater at 570 mw and the 1268.700/435.150 9k6 PBBS and
> Telemetry at
> 450 mw.
> For the month of January we expect to leave the satellite
> in this
> configuration. Sometime next week we expect to use the
> reversible magnet
> to reorient the spacecraft to the normal polarity favoring
> the northern
> hemisphere. This is dependent of the timing of some
> personal issues
> including the impending birth of my son :-) . Towards the
> end of the
> month I expect we can run some L/U voice on the 435.150
> downlink between
> telemetry collections, but that is not yet reflected on the
> Please address all AO-51 inquiries to the Operations
> Committee vi
> ao51-modes at amsat.org.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> AMSAT-NA VP Operations
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