[amsat-bb] Re: SO67 - HO68 Status

Hans hans at intekom.co.za
Sat Aug 27 13:08:18 PDT 2011


Your translation is wrong! The ground station engineers believe that they
will recover the system required to schedule amateur radio activity.


-----Original Message-----
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Sent: 27 August 2011 09:39 PM
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Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: SO67 - HO68 Status

On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Ted <k7trkradio at charter.net> wrote:

> The SA AMSAT site states:
> "SO67 suffered another anomaly which means that all amateur activity has
> been suspended."
> I think the translation is RIP SO67

Maybe not.  Isn't the amateur side a secondary payload?

> As for HO68, the CAMSAT web page is no longer there
> I take that as RIP HO68

HO-68 was a good satellite.  I worked lots of new stations and grid squares,
including my first contacts in Hawaii and Europe, all in FM.  I hoped to get
onto the linear transponder now that I have a rig for it but it doesn't look


Bernhard VA6BMj @ DO33FL
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