[amsat-bb] LilacSat 2 transponder not on at 11:50Z 8 OCT 15

Rick Walter wb3csy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 00:58:46 UTC 2015

In the early days it was on for 24 hours after the Mon, Wed, and Fri turn on. I worked it in the morning after the "turn on". I need to look at my log but I am fairly sure that did happen. 

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> On Oct 8, 2015, at 7:06 PM, Ted <k7trkradio at charter.net> wrote:
> Posts here and on amsat uk indicated transponder is only active Mon, Wed and
> Fridays
> 73, TK
> -----Original Message-----
> From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of B J
> Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2015 6:19 AM
> To: Rick Walter
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] LilacSat 2 transponder not on at 11:50Z 8 OCT 15
>> On 10/8/15, Rick Walter <wb3csy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Went out with my arrow antenna for the 11:50Z pass of LilacSat 2 and heard
>> the carrier with tone every 30 seconds but the FM transponder was not
> turned
>> on.
> <snip>
> I heard no downlink during the pass here in DO33 which started just
> before 0200 UTC.  There's another pass coming up in less than 2 hours
> from now and I might try that, weather permitting.
> 73s
> Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
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