[amsat-bb] Re: ECHO

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner@mindspring.com
Fri Aug 25 07:58:54 PDT 2006

How about copying the telemetry yourself instead of asking someone else to 
do it for you. It's there whenever the digital transmitter is, and you can 
download software for free to decode it.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "McGrane" <tmcgrane@suffolk.lib.ny.us>
To: "Amsat BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 9:27 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ECHO

> greetings
> I would like to report very poor reception of echo even with an 8 element
> yagi and an 18 Db preamp. I assume the downlink power is real flea power
> for battery charging or other testing.
> After 2 years of pleading with amsat, the downlink power is still a
> mystery. It is not shown on the colaradosatellite telemetry graphs (TX B)
> or the amsat website, after repeated requests here and elsewhere I'll
> assume it is being held secret for some reason.
> There has been a tremendous lack of technical reporting on ECHO.
> I realize people are very busy but time should be taken to educate the
> amsat community.
> 73, patrick N2OEQ 32323
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