[amsat-bb] Field Day Dual-Hop!

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 25 17:59:46 PDT 2011

Well, one-way, and I didn't have the presence of mind to try to make a cross satellite contact.

The end of the last AO-07 pass (which sounded very much like 20 meters!) crossed with the beginning of FO-29's, so the two satellites passed within a couple of hundred miles of each other.  Since the downlink for AO-07 is in the middle of the uplink passband for FO-29, I switched over to FO-29 to take a listen.  Sure enough, the bottom of FO-29's passband sounded like 20 meters for a few moments.  Then it went away.

Fleeting chaos.  Sweet.

Greg  KO6TH


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