[amsat-bb] Help needed please
johnbrier at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 20:40:06 UTC 2015
In addition to what others have said, don't forget the packet radio
digipeater aboard the International Space Station. It puts out 5 watts and
is on most of the time except for when they're doing EVAs. You can pick it
up with a handheld radio when it's overhead.
On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 2:58 PM, Burns Fisher <burns at fisher.cc> wrote:
> Hello Aayush,
> Starting out with very strong signals is probably a good idea even though
> you can probably get any satellite
> that you wish with a good ground station. Start out with AO-85 for FM
> reception and AO-73 for SSB
> reception. AO-73 is especially strong during local day time during
> Mon-Friday (UTC). There is not
> transponder turned on then, so all the power goes into the telemetry.
> Both of these can be received with an HT (handheld with a simple antenna)
> so you are very likely to receive
> them on any station you have and optimize from there.
> I would also suggest that you might find local colleagues in AMSAT-India
> who would be able to tell you
> things of local interest (what parts are available where, for example).
> Burns W2BFJ
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 2:16 PM, Aayush Yadav <aayushyadav825 at gmail.com>
> > Hello all,
> > As a part of a student satellite project from India, I have a few
> > regarding how can i improve my reception of data on the ground station.
> > have a TS2000 and have designed a few yagi antennas for uhf and vhf
> band. I
> > would like to know some satellites on which we can practice receiving any
> > signal. We are totally new to this system and have practiced some failed
> > attempts of the same. Further, we would really appreciate If anyone could
> > help on how we can increase our reception power. Any other help or advice
> > would also be appreciated. Thank you.
> > Aayush Yadav,
> > Team Pratham,
> > IIT Bombay.
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