glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sat Aug 27 14:27:28 UTC 2016
24 hours after it comes out of eclipse. It's not under active management.
Watch http://www.amsat.org/status/ and it will be easy to tell about when it
73, Drew KO4MA
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Sent: Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:18 AM
To: Paul Stoetzer
Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-7
What time does the switch happen, at 00:00Z or what?
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
On 8/27/2016 9:12 AM, Paul Stoetzer wrote:
> It'll switch between Mode A and Mode B reliably every 24 hours when
> it's in constant sunlight. It'll be in constant sunlight starting
> September 29th according to DK3WN's Illum program.
> Paul, N8HM
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 10:05 AM, Joe <nss at mwt.net> wrote:
>> So, what's the official status of this Energizer Bunny of the Amateur
>> Sat world?
>> I know the BATTS are I guess for a better choice of words Dead. So it
>> is running solely on the panels power. And that feat alone is amazing
>> that the panels are still producing power.
>> So, can anyone tell me, when will it be somewhat ,, well at least as
>> reliable as possible, of knowing when it will be in Mode "A"
>> Joe WB9SBD
>> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
>> Idle Tyme
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