[amsat-bb] First contacts on NAYIF-1

Wouter Weggelaar wouterweg at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 04:22:36 UTC 2017

Congrats Matthew!

Thank you for your message and recording. We will keep your AOS
observations in mind.

Wouter A6/PA3WEG

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 3:27 AM, Matthew Stevens <matthew at mrstevens.net> wrote:
> I successfully worked PV8DX, NS3L, and K8YSE on NAYIF-1 from EL98c
> b
> in central Florida. Operation
> was (as expected) similar to AO-73.
> Published frequencies seemed to work fine. The pre-launch keps
> were a little behind, the sat rose and set around a minute earlier than
> predicted at my location.
> The downlink is VERY loud, PV8DX was S8 on my handheld 3 element arrow
> antenna. I was transmitting 8w with an FT-857 and receiving on an FT-817.
> Nice to hear some activity already, and thanks to the FUNcube team for
> this great new transponder!
> Below is a link to my recording of the pass.
> https://drive.google.com/open?id=0By_RpGn0xRmAR2x6TXJ4bUhkZFk
> 73,
> - Matthew
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