[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 frequency
ollie at ollietech.com
Sun Nov 27 15:08:44 PST 2011
Drew: Thanks for the info. I'll use the big antennas and switch on the preamp.
Kevin: I wasn't asking the ops team to make any changes. I was wondering if AO-51 might randomly start transmitting on a different frequency. Just searching for "signs of life." :)
On Nov 27, 2011, at 4:01 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> It's unlikely. We think the 435.150 tx is still on a very, very low power, so if you have a good station you might hear it if the battery voltage comes up enough.
> This week I want to look into trying the S band transmitter. Being from a cordless phone, it may still work at the lower voltage available.
> We've not given up, but patience is the order of the day.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> Sent from my dying microsat
> On Nov 27, 2011, at 4:16 PM, Ollie Eisman <ollie at ollietech.com> wrote:
>> Given the current problems with AO-51, should we be listening for a signal on 435.150 Mhz? Could another downlink, such as 435.300 MHz, get switched on randomly?
>> Ollie AJ1O
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