[amsat-bb] AO7 MODE
K4FEG at k4feg.com
Fri May 10 06:16:51 PDT 2013
To all AO7 Users:
AO7 is in Mode A this morning, the normal switch should have occurred
around 10:50UTC, I believe that it was about this time last year when
AO7 was "stuck" in Mode B for about 3 weeks or more.
If the satellite is going into a brief eclipse periods, there is no
telling when the satellite will change modes, I was able to use SatPC32
in the preview mode last year, to actually see the eclipse on AO7 and
predict when they would end, I will run some simulations and see if
brief eclipses are occurring.
Please feel free to post any findings on AO7 on
/*Starcom-bb at Star-com.net*/, that is my BB that I run for satellite users.
Be sure and check both modes when the satellite is over your location!
/*You can always give Mode A a try!! it's quiet over there!*/
(look these coordinates up on /*APRS.FI _satellite mode_*/_,_ and it
will zoom in on my antennas on my back deck!)
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