[amsat-bb] LituanicaSAT-1 FM Transponder Report From Washington, DC
n8hm at arrl.net
Sun Jun 1 03:04:30 UTC 2014
Here is the audio I captured on the 0232Z pass over North America.
Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
Washington, DC (FM18lv)
On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 10:48 PM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> Just worked the last pass, a 70 degree maximum elevation pass over
> Washington, DC. The satellite sounded good with strong signals. Lots
> of interference on the uplink made things challenging. I worked KK4VAU
> in Tennessee and KQ2RP in New Jersey. Also heard AA5PK and N5AFV, both
> in Texas.
> Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
> Washington, DC, USA (FM18lv)
> On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 9:27 PM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
>> Good evening,
>> I heard the CW ID, voice message, and my own downlink briefly on a 6
>> degree maximum elevation pass in Washington, DC (FM18lv) at about
>> 0058Z on 1-Jun-2014 until my receive was unfortunately wiped out by my
>> preamp battery dying. Next pass at 0232Z is a much higher elevation
>> pass and I will have my preamp battery charged!
>> The station here is 2 FT-817s, an Elk handheld LPDA, and a High Sierra
>> MIcrowave LNAA432 preamp. I was operating on my balcony with an
>> excellent view of the southern horizon. I used Narrow FM on the uplink
>> and that seemed to work out better for getting into the satellite than
>> my last attempt on 1-May.
>> Here is the audio from the pass:
>> Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
>> Washington, DC, USA (FM18lv)
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