[amsat-bb] Odd behavior on AO-85?

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Thu Mar 3 20:27:23 UTC 2016

If AO-85 doesn't detect a 67.0 Hz tone for 60 seconds, it will turn
off the transmitter until it hears two full seconds of a carrier with
the tone.


Paul, N8HM

On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 2:13 PM, Eric Christensen
<eric at christensenplace.us> wrote:
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> Just tried working the AO-85 pass over Eastern U.S. and heard
> something... odd.  It sounded like the satellite just turned off for a
> few seconds.  I had a really strong signal and then no signal and no
> sound.  I don't *think* it was my side.  Did anyone else hear that?
> 73,
> Eric WG3K
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