[amsat-bb] EO-79 Report

Peter Goodhall peter at m3php.com
Mon May 4 11:39:31 UTC 2015


Yes Alan, thats probably why was using pre-launch freqs.

On 4 May 2015 at 11:41, Alan <wa4sca at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Pete,
>
>>> there was a big frequency error 5kHz compared to earlier where it
>
> Was that compared to the pre-launch values?  The frequencies which Wouter gave were somewhat
> different.
>
> 73s,
>
> Alan
> WA4SCA
>
>
> <-----Original Message-----
> <From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Peter Goodhall
> <Sent: Monday, May 04, 2015 5:21 AM
> <To: Amsat
> <Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] EO-79 Report
> <
> <On the 10:00 UTC pass again worked Mike G0MJW who at 20 degrees was S5
> <then just before it was commanded off at 30 degrees was S9 without any
> <preamps using Wimo X-Quads.
> <
> <Fading didn't seem too bad this pass however we both noticed that
> <there was a big frequency error 5kHz compared to earlier where it
> <wasn't so bad.
> <
> <73,
> <
> <Peter, 2E0SQL
> <
> <On 4 May 2015 at 11:14,  <alancresswell at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> <> Worked Bill, ZL2AYZ at 0915 UTC with EO-79 in full eclipse.  Signals quite
> <> variable and never particularly strong and at times somewhat marginal copy.
> <> We repeated the exercise on AO-73 at 0953 UTC with strong to very strong and
> <> consistent signals although it should be noted that the EO-79 pass was at 12
> <> deg. elevation while the AO-73 pass was at 35 deg. elevation.
> <> Thanks for the opportunity to try a new one.
> <>
> <> Alan
> <> ZL2BX
> <>
> <> -----Original Message----- From: GW1FKY--- via AMSAT-BB
> <> Sent: Monday, May 4, 2015 8:49 AM
> <> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> <> Subject: [amsat-bb] EO-79 Report
> <>
> <>
> <> Hi all,
> <> Report on EO-73 transponder operation 0830 hrs UTC   4/515  ( My  location
> <> Wales -UK -IO81EM.
> <> At 0833 hrs UTC,    I heard Peter 2E0SQL calling CQ on  downlink frequency
> <> 145.964 Mhz.
> <> He was 5/9 but I could also hear some other burst of noise? -    Due to my
> <> terrain and obstructions I could not get access into the satellite but  will
> <> try again on the next pass which is a much higher elevation.
> <> Congratulation to the team and to Peter of course for his success.
> <> Ken Eaton
> <> GW1FKY
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