[amsat-bb] Re: ARISSAT-1 18:35 Pass
wythe25 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 11:45:24 PST 2012
It was really strong this morning (Monday) in western NC at 1534 Z; the
strongest I've ever heard it (53 degree pass). I listened to two passes
yesterday - 43 deg and 47 deg, 90 minutes apart - which were not nearly as
strong; the latter pass was about an hour after local sunset, so the sat
may have been in partial eclipse by then. (Station set-up in all 3 passes
is the FT 8900R with a Comet Quad-Band mobile vertical, but the car was
stationary during all those passes.)
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 2:26 PM, Francisco Costa, CT1EAT <
listas_ct1eat at sapo.pt> wrote:
> ----- Mensagem original ----- De: "Farrell Winder" <fwinder at fuse.net>
> Para: "AMSAT" <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
> Cc: "Don Miller, W9NTP" <wyman at tds.net>; "Henry Cantrell" <
> w4htb at insightbb.com>
> Enviado: segunda-feira, 2 de Janeiro de 2012 18:49
> Assunto: [amsat-bb] ARISSAT-1 18:35 Pass
>> Just listened to the 18:35Z ARISSat pass over Cincinnati.
>> Satellite was on time but signal on both 149.950 MHz and
>> 149.930 seemed to be much weaker than usual.
>> How did others in Midwest and Eastern US receive?
> Hi Farrell
> When the sat arise on my horizon (18:48z),
> it was in Emergency mode. However a minute
> later turn to High Power and signal look normal.
> It was on until 18:54z. Hopefully this wasn't
> the last time I heard it.
> 73 F.Costa, CT1EAT
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