[amsat-bb] AO-92 L Band
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Sun Feb 4 20:09:48 UTC 2018
Just had a very low pass here in CM98 - 2 degrees off to the north-west,
over the ocean. I heard Veronica on the downlink, but was not able to
get into the bird myself.
I only have 10 watts from my FT-736R into a 32 element
horizontally-polarized beam, fed with 60' of mostly hardline, and some
RG-213 at the ends. So, I'm guessing no more than a couple of watts at
the antenna... But I was basing Doppler on 1267.350; will try .360
tonight on the 20:47 PDT pass. 47 degrees; should be a LOT easier, too.
Mike Seguin wrote:
> I'm wondering what other ops are seeing for Doppler settings on their
> L-Band uplink. Here in VT - last pass - It was pretty consistently +10
> kHz on my FT-736R.
> I plan to change SATPC32 to use 1267.360 and give that a try. I was
> using manual VFO mode on the rig, so I had full range tuning - not
> steps - and could adjust for best quieting.
> L band system here:
> FT-736R - 1.2 GHz module
> DL2AM 60 watt amp (power is fully adjustable)
> D/S 55 el 1269 loop yagi
> G5400 rotors
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