[amsat-bb] LilacSat-2 Transponder active over N America 13:15 UTC
rolf.krogstad at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 20:16:04 UTC 2016
I was on LilacSat-2 yesterday around 23.30z. My signal was strong on the
downlink but there was no one else on that pass. Worth checking it out!
On Jul 11, 2016 2:30 PM, "Clayton Coleman" <kayakfishtx at gmail.com> wrote:
This morning, Glenn AA5PK, and I had a QSO via the experimental
transponder activated on LilacSat-2. It was very interesting and fun.
A non-inverting mode J transponder was new to me.
Using manual tuning to adjust for Doppler shift proved to be a small
challenge as I am more accustomed to operating on a transponder like
FO-29. Running SDR in parallel to my Icom IC-9100 gave me a good
visual representation of the transponder pass band.
You can listen to a brief clip of our QSO here:
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