[amsat-bb] Help needed please
vu3tyg at yahoo.co.in
Tue Nov 24 06:10:14 UTC 2015
Thanks Burns for the pointers.
@Aayush, I can help you with information so that you are able to successfully receive and decode telemetry. 73
From: Burns Fisher <burns at fisher.cc>
To: Aayush Yadav <aayushyadav825 at gmail.com>
Cc: "amsat-bb at amsat.org" <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, 24 November 2015 1:28 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Help needed please
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).
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 questions
> regarding how can i improve my reception of data on the ground station. We
> 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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