[amsat-bb] BY 70-1 operable
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 20:29:49 UTC 2016
Weak pass, as expected. But I did hear myself towards the very end of
the pass. Downlink seemed to be about 2 khz low, but hard to know for
sure. I tried moving the transmit side a bit, but no real conclusion
there on what works best. Maybe a khz or so low there too.
Next pass is late tonight, if I remember.
Greg D wrote:
> Ok, found the frequencies: 436.200 up, 145.920 down, per Wakita-san's
> website (http://www.ne.jp/asahi/hamradio/je9pel/by70ca45.htm).
> Have Gpredict programmed and ready to go. Will try for a
> fully-automated pass. Fingers crossed.
> Greg KO6TH
> Greg D wrote:
>> The PL tone use was per Jari OH2FQV. Interesting that you heard me more
>> than once; I only heard my downlink the one time (announced call, and
>> then grid square after a slight surprise-induced pause).
>> What are the base (non-doppler adjusted) frequencies?
>> Greg KO6TH
>> KO6TZ Bob wrote:
>>> I heard you more than once. I didn't think to use a PL tone.
>>> Hi all,
>>> I just had a nice 60 degree pass over CM98, and using the tracking info
>>> from http://amsat.org.ar/pass.htm# I was able to throw my call sign
>>> through the satellite, but only once. There is about a half-second
>>> delay on the Receive side, but it's not at all a problem.
>>> The success was just a bit after TCA. I did have the 67 hz tone enabled
>>> throughout the pass, manual tuning of Tx and Rx, per the info from the
>>> website (thanks Pedro!). Very clear audio on the downlink, nice and
>>> strong. But I couldn't do it again. Just the one transmit / receive
>>> event. No other traffic heard, though there might have been some weak
>>> stuff earlier in the pass while I was tuning around.
>>> Next pass is very low to the north west, but may give it a try.
>>> Greg KO6TH
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