[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite Recordings 2 Year Anniversary
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sun Mar 18 17:07:57 PDT 2012
It's a great resource that many could benefit from. Perhaps a short article for the journal might be worthwhile?
73, Drew KO4MA
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On Mar 18, 2012, at 6:30 PM, John Papay <john at papays.com> wrote:
> Today marks the two year anniversary of my satellite
> recordings website. Since March 18th, 2010, there have
> been about 2800 recordings posted totalling about 1.9Gb.
> AO-51 is the most recorded satellite with 1358 files. It
> was a great bird and its demise was a great loss to the
> satellite community. But the sound from it is preserved.
> It's interesting to go back and listen to some of the older
> recordings to see what has changed and what has not changed.
> AO-27 is the second most popular with about 920 recordings. They
> are all edited to remove the part of the pass that is either silent
> or contains telemetry.
> HO-68 is another bird which we all miss. There are 86 pass
> recordings to remember it by. Likewise there are 69 recordings
> of SO-67, a bird you could hear easily with a rubber duck antenna.
> There are linear bird recordings as well but I don't post many
> since you have to tune around to pick up qso's and then stay
> with them for a bit. But they are there and some show how much
> like HF a linear bird can sound like when someone like UT1FG/MM
> shows up from a wet grid.
> Now that VO-52 is back on I'll try to post some recordings of
> that one as well.
> I'm not sure how much longer I'll continue to post these recordings.
> Many that could benefit from them don't know they are there.
> John K8YSE
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