[amsat-bb] LilacSat-2 Report

Paul Stoetzer 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."


Paul, N8HM

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.
>> 73,
>> Paul, N8HM
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