[amsat-bb] Re: AO-73 QSOs on the beacon?

WA6FWF wa6fwf at sbcglobal.net
Thu Dec 5 21:33:27 PST 2013

    I have heard that also, I figured it was someone hitting the sat so 
hard that they are modulating the beacon.

On 12/5/2013 8:34 PM, n0jy wrote:
> During the eclipse passes while copying telemetry with my Funcube 
> Dongle Pro + I am hearing SSB QSOs on the beacon frequency.
> They usually "walk" across it but what puzzles me is that the website 
> info indicates that the transponder passband is well away from the 
> beacon frequency.
> Am I experiencing some weird stuff with my Dongle or is it possible 
> for stations to work on an uplink that puts their downlink on the 
> beacon frequency?
> Thanks,
> Jerry
> N0JY
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