[amsat-bb] Re: AO51 435.150 downlink ?

Henk, PA3GUO hamoen at iae.nl
Tue Jun 24 14:41:35 PDT 2008

Thanks Alan & Andrew for confirming.

As alternative I could use my portable antenna,
but having that in my hands in the garden and
the 23cm uplink in the shack is difficult :-)

Need to wait until AO51 will be in 23cm up and 435.300 downlink.

Until then: thanks !

Henk, PA3GUO

ps: the 23cm is to prepare for Cute

>> a) is this because of the fact that AO51 uses LHCP on 435.150 ?
>> b) anyone else confirming the same sharp difference between
>>   RHCP & LHCP on the AO51 downlink ?
>>   (guess this could be an argument NOT to use circular polarization)
> Hi Henk,
> I think you've got it right, the polarity difference is a killer.
> 73, Drew KO4MA

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