[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 coming out of eclipse over Hawaii

Mark L. Hammond marklhammond at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 02:14:31 PDT 2011

It's still on at 0912utc too!  Wow...this is neat.

Robert, could you tell if the trasmitter on was ON during eclipse, or did it come on when it entered sunlight?

Mark N8MH 

At 04:15 PM 6/2/2011 -1000, Robert Smith wrote:
>Unless  someone has set up a strange repeater there is absolutely 
>no doubt AO51 was alive and well as she came out of eclipse moments ago.
>I was able to hear myself perfectly on the downlink (145.880 up and 
>435.150 down). Unfortunately, the footprint from here only touched the
>west coast. Had an Alaska station been on, I am sure there would have
>been a QSO. The signal was strong the entire pass.
>(Could I be missing something?).
>robert, NH7WN
>Honolulu, HI
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