[amsat-bb] Re: HO-68 Schedule - 06-13 June 2010

B J top_gun_canada at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 4 12:05:30 PDT 2010

--- On Fri, 6/4/10, Ng, Peter <Peter.Ng at bccdc.ca> wrote:

> From: Ng, Peter <Peter.Ng at bccdc.ca>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: HO-68 Schedule - 06-13 June 2010
> To: "'Alan Kung'" <alankung at public3.bta.net.cn>, "amsat-bb at amsat.org" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Received: Friday, June 4, 2010, 12:22 PM
> Hi Alan and Everyone on the list,
> I have not been able to make contact with HO-68 on V/U FM
> voice.  However, I do hear a CW beacon on the 435.7900
> MHz downlink.  With this new schedule, I am looking
> forward to trying again.  I just want to ensure my
> settings are correct.  
> Uplink      145.8250 MHz FM PL 67.0 Hz
> Downlink     435.6750 MHz FM
> I'm using a 5W HT with a homebrew yagi.  Is that
> enough to reach a high orbit sat?
> 73, Peter VE7NGP

I've made several contacts on FM over HO-68 using an FT-817ND at 5 W with an Arrow dual-band yagi.  I've yet to have a QSO over its linear transponder but I'm working on it.

Keep trying.  It's a great satellite.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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