[amsat-bb] AO73 Mode Change

Ryan Noguchi ai6do at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 30 14:15:40 UTC 2017

>what is the technical reason that Sats don't operate>in eclipse (when the solar panels are illuminated?).  >That seems counter intuitive to me as the Sat would >have more power.  

Eclipse in this context means the satellite can't see the sun since the satellite is in the Earth's shadow. I suspect you're thinking of eclipse from the perspective of an observer on the earth.

73, Ryan AI6DO

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