[amsat-bb] Re: AO7 mode B

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Wed Jan 5 21:03:26 PST 2011

And Lord knows, there are a couple of "regulars" on there that ALWAYS uplink 
with way too much power, causing the AGC to "pump" on everyone else's 

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
To: "graham mcphee" <gemcphee at bigpond.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 3:22 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO7 mode B

> It's hard to say for sure, but generally any significant drop in power 
> from the panels can cause the timer to reset. This could be from a too 
> strong uplink, a partial or full regular orbital eclipse, or even from 
> passing through the shadow of a solar eclipse. We just recently recorded 
> the effect of AO-51 passing through the recent partial solar eclipse over 
> EU. I'll have to look to see if the shift occurred coincident to that on 
> AO-7 or not.
> 73, Drew KO4Ma
> Sent from my iPhone

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