[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 reloaded and operational
matt at efs.org
Sat Nov 6 09:46:19 PDT 2010
I agree, THANK YOU very much to the AO-51 team for your efforts.
Based on this news, I'll be operating from S7 (LI75rj) on AO-51
tonight/tomorrow on three AO-51 passes, the first at 07/0106utc, at
07/1154utc, and 07/1333utc.
NM6W / S79RC (through 8nov)
On 11/6/2010 8:22 PM, Rick Tejera wrote:
> Thanks to you and your team for your efforts at keeping this bird available for all of us to enjoy.
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> Rick Tejera
> Editor, SACnews
> Saguaro Astronomy Club
> On Nov 6, 2010, at 6:32, "Mark L. Hammond"<marklhammond at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Thanks to a great team effort, we have the AO-51 repeater back up and operational.
>> It will be several more hours before the PBBS is open for public access, but we expect it will be open around 2100utc today.
>> We usually get asked, "What caused the crash?" We honestly don't know. It is unlikely to be related to the power budget; it would have just turned a transmitter OFF in that case. We often suspect the South Atlantic Anomaly as the cause, and based on the time frame of the crash this time, it is a plausible hypothesis.
>> On behalf of the AO-51 Command Team,
>> Mark L. Hammond [N8MH]
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