[amsat-bb] Re: HO-68 question
oz1my at privat.dk
Sat Sep 18 11:29:47 PDT 2010
As pointed out by Henk there are two entries for September 18th.
The last one is probably for September 19th.
The first is for the "real" 18th.
Fra: Patrick E. Farcon [mailto:pfarcon at yahoo.com]
Sendt: 18. september 2010 19:36
Til: Ib Christoffersen
Emne: Re: SV: [amsat-bb] HO-68 question
Yes. Sorry for today. I was confused when I checked the website versus
reports on Oscar website.
Sent from my iPhone
On Sep 18, 2010, at 12:27 PM, "Ib Christoffersen" <oz1my at privat.dk> wrote:
> Hi Pat,
> Are you talking about today ?
> September 18 ?
> By the way it was/is on now starting 1605 ending 1650 in FM mode.
> 73 OZ1MY/Ib
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> Fra: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] På
> af Patrick Farcon
> Sendt: 18. september 2010 18:06
> Til: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Emne: [amsat-bb] HO-68 question
> I finally got an opportunity to try and work HO-68 again on the weekend.
> Very tough during the week due to work schedule. I had a 65 deg at peak
> over FN20un but was unable to hear the satellite at all during the entire
> pass. Often I have a high 70cm noise level here so I figured it was
> tracking error (Arrow on a tripod) and the high noise level. I went to
> http://oscar.dcarr.org to see if anyone had heard the pass and
> there were no reports either way. What I did find was a bit confusing
> the past work week took a real toll on me...LOL!...
> There were 4 reports out of Europe earlier in the day of the satellite
> heard. When I had checked the schedule on http://www.camsat.cn I thought I
> understood the satellite to be off between 1:51 and 14:20 UTC. The pass I
> was trying to catch was at 14:39 UTC but the reported heard times were in
> the OFF period for HO-68. Am I reading this all wrong? I was hoping to
> perhaps catch a European station or two on that pass and also work others
> here in the US.
> Thanks in advance and maybe it¹s just a tough morning for me!
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