[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 UHF beacon heard

Auke de Jong, VE6PWN sparkycivic at shaw.ca
Mon Jan 25 20:05:46 PST 2010

two consecutive orbits, now...
I took a snapshot of my computer screen showing the coarse tracking that 
Orbitron produces on UHF LEO's



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Auke de Jong, VE6PWN" <sparkycivic at shaw.ca>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, January 25, 2010 7:05 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-7 UHF beacon heard

>I am copying a very strong carrier on AO-7 as I write this...
> 435.106MHz , no signs of modulation.  Planet Emily latest reports show the 
> transponder might be off... I didn't listen for myself... have to swap 
> co-ax, but I was busy trying to figure out if the carrier were definitely 
> the old girl, or Informator-1/RS-14 which were both directly overhead and 
> whose dopper-shifts were similar at the time... I confirmed it to be 
> definitely coming from AO-7.
> As I push "send" the carrier is still clear at 3.5 degrees over the north 
> pole...
> Auke de Jong
> DO33go
> Edmonton, AB
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