[amsat-bb] LilacSat-2 Report
n8hm at arrl.net
Wed Sep 23 12:11:54 UTC 2015
M6SIG just stated that this test of the FM transponder will end at
1730 UTC today.
PSE note: This very test is scheduled to end at 1730 UTC today. Hope
you all enjoy the QSO! More payloads need to be test later."
On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 7:48 AM, Andrew Glasbrenner
<glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Later in that pass I did notice that the carrier dropped after no activity.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Sep 23, 2015, at 07:31, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
>> Good morning,
>> I just worked a pass of LilacSat-2 from here in Washington, DC. The
>> downlink signal was good and I was able to work KO4MA with 5 watts,
>> though the constant carrier and audio filtering made it tough to know
>> when I was getting in to the satellite. I had to listen very carefully
>> to hear my own voice coming back from my headphones. There was
>> terrestrial interference, but I was able to get in below 6 degrees and
>> heard the satellite all the way down to below a degree.
>> Equipment used was two Yaesu FT-817s, an Arrow antenna, and a High
>> Sierra Microwave LNAA432 preamp.
>> Paul, N8HM
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