[amsat-bb] Re: 0417 UTC pass East Coast

Philip Jenkins wythe25 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 21:40:32 PDT 2011

I should have added that it is quite mountainous here, and I'm in a valley,
so I was rather surprised that I heard this pass at all (although it is open
somewhat to the east where I live, which is the direction the satellite
passed through).

On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 12:31 AM, Philip Jenkins <wythe25 at gmail.com> wrote:

> AOS  was 0417, LOS 8.5 minutes later...only 13 degrees elevation for me in
> EM85tm/tn. Didn't hear anything until 0422 and then only for about 1 minute;
> not sure if it was BPSK or SSTV. Although signal was plenty strong, signal
> cut out at times, probably due to satellite tumbling. Antenna is the
> quad-band vertical Comet mounted on the car.
> The next pass is in about 90 minutes @ 45 degrees elevation.  If a 13 deg
> pass sounded like that, I'm sure the 45 degree one will wake me up! :-)
> Philip N4HF (near Asheville, NC)

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