[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite Stations in Alabama
pe0sat at vgnet.nl
Fri Dec 16 08:07:23 PST 2011
You can also try the amateurs from PI9CAM they have a 25m dish and are
able to receive and transmit on 70cm.
73 Jan PE0SAT
On Fri, December 16, 2011 12:07, i8cvs wrote:
> Hi Kyle,KK4ANG
> 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
> help you.
> email to a.katz at ieee.org
> or to alkatz at tcnj.edu
> Look also in QRZ.com
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
> ----- 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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With regards Jan H. van Gils
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