[amsat-bb] RADIOSCAF-B Lemonade

Rich Dailey richdailey at windstream.net
Sat Aug 6 02:34:07 PDT 2011

I made RADIOSCAF-B lemonade this morning at approx 8:50 UTC:

One (1) RADIOSCAF-B satellite w/missing(?) receive antenna
Twenty-five (25) watts of rf (CW) to 11 elements
11 elements for receive

My downlink was not super strong, but certainly Q5.

This was a maximum 6 degree elevation pass for me. Six degrees.

This, and reading Bruce's description of  WB4SON's success with QRP leads me
to ask, are we SURE there's not a 70cm antenna attached?

Antenna or no, RADIOSCAF-B or whatever you wish to name it, I think this
is a raging success of the platform. Congratulations to all involved.


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