[amsat-bb] LilacSat-2 Report

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Sep 23 11:48:04 UTC 2015

Later in that pass I did notice that the carrier dropped after no activity.

73, Drew KO4MA

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> On Sep 23, 2015, at 07:31, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> Good morning,
> I just worked a pass of LilacSat-2 from here in Washington, DC. The
> downlink signal was good and I was able to work KO4MA with 5 watts,
> though the constant carrier and audio filtering made it tough to know
> when I was getting in to the satellite. I had to listen very carefully
> to hear my own voice coming back from my headphones. There was
> terrestrial interference, but I was able to get in below 6 degrees and
> heard the satellite all the way down to below a degree.
> Equipment used was two Yaesu FT-817s, an Arrow antenna, and a High
> Sierra Microwave LNAA432 preamp.
> 73,
> Paul, N8HM
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