[amsat-bb] AO-92 camera test Saturday morning

Robert McGwier rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 18:12:59 UTC 2018

Stay warm.  I will take a picture of the project management and project
leadership and team that actually did the work while I was cheerleader,
provided money, and fended off others wanting them for other work!!

73s to all and enjoy.

On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 1:07 PM, Mike Seguin <n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net>

> Congrats Bob to you and everyone at VT. It was fun decoding high speed
> frames this morning. I didn't get as many as I wanted. Antennas were iced
> from the storm up here last night.
> Mike, N1JEZ
> On 1/13/2018 1:03 PM, Robert McGwier wrote:
>> The tests have VT celebrating.  We have been getting our act together
>> while
>> our groundstation was taking down for maintenance since we were not
>> anticipating the launch.  HA HA HA.
>> The sun flares off the antennas are, in a word, awesome, but the gorgeous
>> views of earth are better than I had personally hoped for.
>> Thanks to our team the seemingly endless set of tweaks and knobs on this
>> camera aided ably by Jerry N0JY and the entire testing team, the settings
>> seem great.
>> I look forward to many more of these awesome pictures and our continued
>> relationship between VT and AMSAT.
>> 73s
>> Bob
>> N4HY
>> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:13 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner <
>> glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote:
>> Saturday morning AO-92 passes at 1436 and 1610 UTC will likely test the VT
>>> camera. Please be ready to decode and feed high speed data to server with
>>> FoxTelem (check your rx bandwidth if using a SDR program to decode, 18kHz
>>> or wider), and please stay off the uplink. All submitted data will help
>>> our
>>> server assemble a complete picture!
>>> 73, Drew KO4MA
>>> AMSAT VP Operations
> --
> 73,
> Mike, N1JEZ
> "A closed mouth gathers no feet"
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Bob McGwier
Founder, Federated Wireless, Inc
Founder and Technical Advisor, HawkEye 360, Inc
Research Professor Virginia Tech
Chief Scientist:  The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and
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