[amsat-bb] Announcing EO-79 transponder testing for one full orbit

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Sat May 2 23:38:42 UTC 2015

I'd definitely be up to try it out, but there are no passes over North
America at that time.


Paul, N8HM

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Glenn Miller - AA5PK <aa5pk at suddenlink.net> wrote:

> Great news, Wouter.
> Sadly 0830 - 1010 UTC is middle of the night for N. America.  But I
> suspect there will be night owls here to check it out.
> Glenn AA5PK
> -----Original Message----- From: wouter weggelaar Sent: Saturday, May 02,
> 2015 5:32 PM To: AMSAT-BB Subject: [amsat-bb] Announcing EO-79 transponder
> testing for one full orbit
> Dear all,
> I would like to inform you all that tomorrow, Monday 4th of may, there is a
> fairly high chance we will be allowed to test the AMSAT-NL transponder for
> one full orbit.
> Details will be made available on short notice, but we are aiming for an
> activation starting at ~08:30 UTC and lasting until ~10:10 UTC.
> The aim is to characterize the power budget on board EO-79. So we encourage
> the usage of this new transponder. Please also report the QSOs and signal
> reports to pa3weg at amsat.org
> Wouter PA3WEG
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