[amsat-bb] Has BY70-1 gone 'dark'?

Andy w5acm at swbell.net
Thu Jan 19 05:59:44 UTC 2017


It's such an excellent FM transponder!
I hope to hear it again very soon.
Time flies as the orbit drops...

Andy W5ACM

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From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Peter
Goodhall
Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 11:47 PM
To: Mac A. Cody <maccody at att.net>
Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Has BY70-1 gone 'dark'?

Doesn't appear to have "gone dark" more the repeaters been turned off and
its currently in telemetry mode.

My guess is that its so they can run the science payload (camera) and get
some data from it.

73,

Peter, 2E0SQL

On 19 January 2017 at 05:42, Mac A. Cody <maccody at att.net> wrote:
> I tried to work BY70-1 (repeater) for the last three days without success.
> Has anyone determined whether it is 'stuck' in data mode or has the 
> repeater stopped working?  I've noticed on the AMSAT Satellite Status 
> Page that the last three days of reports are mostly 'No signal'.  Has 
> there been any report from the 'mission control' of BY70-1 regarding this?
>
> 73,
>
> Mac / AE5PH
>
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