[amsat-bb] Lilacsat 2 Barely Audible Over DO33

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Sat Oct 10 02:44:54 UTC 2015


LilacSat-2's repeater was off during last pass. Only telemetry
on both downinks. A shame, as it was a nice western pass.


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On Friday, October 9, 2015, B J <va6bmj at gmail.com> wrote:

> During the last pass, which began locally around 0135 UTC, I could
> barely hear my signal.  It was well down in the background noise.  The
> maximum elevation was about 35 degrees and, for most of the time,
> there were no obstructions which would block the downlink.
> I was using 5 W into a dual-band Arrow yagi.
> 73s
> Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
> _______________________________________________

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