[amsat-bb] AO-92 L-band recording from FM05 - 2018-02-12 0224 UTC

Jean Marc Momple jean.marc.momple at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 16:50:35 UTC 2018


To my humble and first opinion (having made only one QSO with ZS2BK) the L-Band mode is as good as the U/V mode, a superb bird and congratulations to the project team. 

This part of the world we have 

Really amazing, hopefully it will be switched on L-band mode every week so that we may experiment more and it will encourage the community to move of higher/microwave frequencies which is quite challenging for most of us but with so much  rewarding experience.

I really encourage you to be in the club, just a transverter needed that you may build yourself or buy off the shelf.


Jean Marc (3B8DU)

> On Feb 12, 2018, at 7:01 AM, John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com> wrote:
> I heard a good number of people experimenting with the L-band uplink
> on AO-92 tonight on the 0224 UTC pass. Really wish I could get in on
> the club ;-)
> I heard N8MH, WB8RJY, WB8OTH, AA5PK, N8HM, and KC9ELU.
> Here is my recording from a Kenwood TH-D72 with an Arrow. I didn't
> pick the antenna up off the ground until about 1:07. I had the audio
> really low in the first 4 minutes too.
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/10866vwios9qvqy/KG4AKV_2018-02-12_-_0224_UTC_-AO-92_-_L-band_FM05.WAV?dl=0
> 73, John Brier KG4AKV
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