[amsat-bb] Re: Best FD Sat
chris at chrismaness.com
Fri Jun 24 11:59:10 PDT 2011
That would be fun. I would like to operate a bird that is almost as
old as I am :o) I have never used AO-7 before. Do you think it is
doable with an arrow antenna? Will I need to try to use CW? I have
never used CW on the sats before.
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:24 AM, George Henry <ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:
> Don't leave out AO-7... looks like it will be in Mode A at the start of FD, and
> switch to Mode B around 23:35 UTC. As long as no one runs too much uplink power
> (like some regulars who shall remain nameless...), causing it to FM, it's a
> great bird!
> George, KA3HSW
> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Chris Maness <chris at chrismaness.com>
>> To: Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com>; amsat-bb at amsat.org
>> Sent: Fri, June 24, 2011 12:49:02 PM
>> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Best FD Sat
>> You going to be busy. Yes, that was my current list. I was just
>> wondering if anything had changed. I have had the best luck with
>> transponder birds. That would be VO-52 and FO-29, correct?
>> Chris Maness
>> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com>
>> > Check the OSCAR status page to see what is up and running ...
>> > http://oscar.dcarr.org/
>> > Looks like I'll be programming AO-7, AO-27, FO-29, SO-50, AO-51, VO-52, and
>>the ISS - in appropriate modes - for the weekend!
>> > Clint Bradford, K6LCS
>> > http://www.work-sat.com
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