[amsat-bb] LilacSat-2 FM Transponder at 00:11 UTC, 29-September

Ted k7trkradio at charter.net
Tue Sep 29 02:05:15 UTC 2015

2 contacts (Patrick and Kerry, long time no worked !) from CN82 from a very
rusty sat operator. But, this will be a good bird for new operators to get
some contacts. (FYI, just used HRD sat program v6x to tune and it worked
pretty good- pass directly overhead.)

73, Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Clayton
Sent: Monday, September 28, 2015 5:52 PM
To: 'amsat bb'
Subject: [amsat-bb] LilacSat-2 FM Transponder at 00:11 UTC, 29-September

About a dozen stations were heard making contacts on LilacSat-2 at 00:11Z,
orbit # 135.  From my QTH in Texas, EM21, I was hearing stations as far
north as EN37.  This orbit put LilacSat-2 almost directly up the center of
the USA.  I was able to make several contacts using 5 watts and an Elk

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