[amsat-bb] Re: OSCAR-11 Report

Clive Wallis list1 at g3cwv.co.uk
Tue Oct 5 03:18:01 PDT 2010

On 02/10/2010 23:50, Zachary Beougher wrote:
> Clive,
> Thank you for sending this out - this may answer something I was wondering
> about a few weeks ago....
> I was out during a morning 1300-1400z HO68 pass about 3-4 weeks ago, and as
> I was doing the pass, I noticed the S-meter on my TRANSMIT HT was peaking at
> about S7 (I was using one HT to receive the 435.675 downlink, and the other
> for the 145.825 uplink).  I turned the volume up on the transmit HT to see
> what it was, and I heard the EXACT same audio that you have on your webpage
> of Oscar-11's telemetry beacon on 145.826 (1 kHz off of the uplink for
> HO68).  I am assuming that what I heard on my transmit HT was probably the
> Oscar-11 beacon - could anyone confirm that?

If it sounds like the audio on my website, it is OSCAR-11! There is no 
other satellite which sounds like that!

As it's on the FM uplink for HO-68, we might be able to hear UO-11 being 
relayed by HO-68 onto 435.675 MHz. !

There's no problem decoding UO-11, details on my website www.g3cwv.co.uk

73    Clive    G3CWV

Hitchin, North Hertfordshire, UK

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