[amsat-bb] AO-73 status report
wouterweg at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 21:50:59 UTC 2016
FUNcube-1 / AO-73 has been restored. Nothing serious, all telemetry
Enjoy the transponder and Happy New Year!
Thank you Ken GW1FKY for the report
FUNcube operations team
On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 10:42 PM, David Johnson <dave at g4dpz.me.uk> wrote:
> Can see data entering the warehouse again.
> Happy New Year!!!
> Dave, G4DPZ
> On 31 Dec 2016 9:04 p.m., "Wouter Weggelaar" <wouterweg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thank you for your report Ken!
>> I will be investigating during the next pass over Europe and possibly
>> rectifying the situation.
>> Fingers crossed!
>> Wouter PA3WEG
>> On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 9:32 PM, GW1FKY--- via AMSAT-BB
>> <amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:
>> > Just dropping a quick line to report that nothing has been heard (
>> > Transponder or Dashboard ) from AO-73
>> > during the evening passes over here in Europe.
>> > I just monitored the latest pass 2000 2015 hrs today Saturday 31st
>> > December and could hear nothing.
>> > I have posted to the satellite status web pages and other stations had
>> > also
>> > made reports for this pass and the previous one.
>> > I worked AO-73 this morning and it was active but observed very deep
>> > fading
>> > which I put down to the spin rate. Looking at the graph published
>> > the
>> > spin rate was now projected to be in the same ball part as when the
>> > satellite was launched and activated.
>> > Regards
>> > Ken
>> > GW1FKY
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