[amsat-bb] AO-40 & AO-16

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Fri Jul 1 18:32:29 UTC 2016


We try AO16 every so often. No luck so far.

73, Drew KO4MA

> On Jul 1, 2016, at 2:26 PM, w4upd <w4upd at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> 
> Wonder if anyone has taken a shot at trying to see if AO-40 could be activated or even heard. Whether anyone may have heard its local oscillators? Stranger things have happened (AO-07 for one).
> 
> Also, does anyone know when or if AO-16 can be activated again in its basic boot loader as it was some time ago. Its communications in the mode (FM/DSB/AM) worked really great. However, I believe there was a time issue due to sun angles. Wondering if we are getting close to that time frame again?
> 
> Reid, W4UPD
> Amsat: 17002
> 



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