[amsat-bb] AO-51

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Mon Aug 18 13:44:20 UTC 2014

AO-51 remains non-operational. We still try to restart her occasionally, in case a cell opens, but that isn't likely. Here's the original announcement from 2+ years ago: http://amsat.org/pipermail/ans/2011/000571.html

The good news is at least two Fox-1 sats will launch next year, both carrying Mode B FM repeaters, as well as at least one camera and several university experiments. There are several ways to donate to the program at http://www.amsat.org/

73, Drew KO4MA

-----Original Message-----
>From: "Kevin Muenzler, WB5RUE" <kevin at eaglecreekobservatory.org>
>Sent: Aug 18, 2014 9:27 AM
>To: 'AMSAT BB' <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51
>What's the status of AO-51?  I've read that it's dead and I've also read that people are still using it.
>Kevin Muenzler, WB5RUE
>Eagle Creek Observatory
>I'd be unstoppable if it weren't for law enforcement and physics
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