[amsat-bb] AO-7 Beacons

Joe nss at mwt.net
Sat Aug 27 22:58:41 UTC 2016

I'm still in lurking mode at the moment.
I'm just about ready to activate on NO-84.
And just listening for not to see if I ever hear anything on AO-7 Mode 
"A" at all yet.
Last time I heard a signal on that bird was ohhh 1978?

The Original Rolling Ball Clock
Idle Tyme
On 8/27/2016 5:49 PM, Zach Metzinger wrote:
> On 08/27/16 16:10, Joe wrote:
>> Are the beacons still functional?
>> And do they always run, or is the 10 meter beacon functional only when
>> the bird is in mode "A"
>> Joe WB9SBD
> I didn't hear the beacon on the 2050Z pass at my QTH, but I don't have 
> the best setup at the moment.
> Do you have an AZ/EL setup or an omni? How easy is it for you to copy 
> the average QSO on a relatively high pass?
> --- Zach
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