[amsat-bb] Re: AO-27 possible failure

Raydel Abreu Espinet (CM2ESP) cl2esp at frcuba.co.cu
Sat Oct 6 14:27:03 PDT 2012

On pass of Oct. 6th at 19:45Z didn't receive any signal. This is so sad!!!
Hope it can be fixed soon. All the best wishes and luck to the command and 
control team.

Raydel, CM2ESP

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Papay" <john at papays.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 4:38 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-27 possible failure

> AO-27 sent data after the repeater mode expired on
> the 1835utc pass, 5 October.  50 seconds into the data,
> the "mark/space" toggling stopped and a "mark" only tone
> was heard.  That tone was heard for 4-1/2 minutes until
> the signal was lost when the bird went over the horizon.
> A recording of the entire pass is on my website:
> http://www.papays.com/sat/general.html
> AO-27 was not heard in EN91 on the scheduled 2015utc pass.
> I think my receiver is working fine but maybe it wasn't.
> Let's hope it can be recovered. An email was sent to N3UC
> and a message was left on his home phone.
> Any reports from other locations?
> 73,
> John K8YSE
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