[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite Stations in Alabama
domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Fri Dec 16 03:07:16 PST 2011
I suggest you to look for a 432 MHz EME station in USA
My friend K2UYH Allen Katz in Trenton NJ has a big
parabolic dish and 1 kW amplifier for 70 cm and he can
email to a.katz at ieee.org
or to alkatz at tcnj.edu
Look also in QRZ.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kyle Owen" <kk4ang at gmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2011 9:44 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Satellite Stations in Alabama
> After the launch of AubieSat-1, now AO-71, many stations across the
> world were able to pick it up. However, it's very weak. Our 100W
> station at Auburn University has been unable to command it, which has
> led our team to believe that the antennas did not deploy.
> However, there is a chance that with enough power we can at least get
> a few words from the satellite. I have tried contacting Dennis Dease
> and Jimmy Long in Alabama, but neither have the equipment set up to
> talk to satellites.
> Would anyone in the Southeast US area be able to help me get 1.5kW
> pointed towards AO-71? I have the command transmitter and a 100W
> amplifier in my possession and would need to be present to talk to the
> The uplink and downlink frequencies are both in the 70cm band. I would
> be looking at doing something within the next few weeks since I'm home
> in Birmingham.
> Thanks, and 73!
> Kyle, KK4ANG
> Chief Engineer, AubieSat
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