[amsat-bb] Re: AO7

Sebastian w4as at bellsouth.net
Tue Dec 16 19:02:01 PST 2008

Is it possible that it reset because someone used too much power on  
the bird?  It's common knowledge to use the lowest power you can on  
any satellite, however I know some people crank it up and even use  
amplifiers which many times makes the bird unusable for others.

73 de W4AS

On Dec 16, 2008, at 9:03 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:

> That is odd. The satellite is still well illuminated, so it might be  
> that
> the user load peaked at a particularly bad instance and the buss  
> dropped
> enough to reset the timer. Pure speculation on my part though!
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <k3szh at netzero.net>
> To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 8:48 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO7
>> AO7 at 01:18 utc was in mode "B" , what a surprise from the earlier  
>> pass
>> that was in mode "A". I believe it will stay in mode "B" for some  
>> time.
>> 73
>> Joe
>> Amsat 3788

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