[amsat-bb] Re: SO67 - HO68 Status
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.
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Behalf Of B J
Sent: 27 August 2011 09:39 PM
To: AMSAT-BB at amsat.org
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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