[amsat-bb] Be kind to our old lady AO-7
matthew at mrstevens.net
Thu Jun 1 01:20:43 UTC 2017
I am not set up for mode A, but in the recordings I've heard made by others
who are - seems like you're lucky to hear anyone on mode A at all. I don't
think anyone is intentionally causing the mode change just so they can work
Once the satellite enters eclipse (goes out of sunlight) it will reset back
to mode B for the next pass.
On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 9:16 PM, John Geiger <af5cc2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are there many stations doing Mode A at all? I haven't worked too many
> people on that mode before, but it is a lot of fun. Once it switches to
> Mode A, what causes it to eventually go back to Mode B?
> 73 John AF5CC
> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 12:04 AM, Ryan Noguchi via AMSAT-BB <
> amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:
> > >Lately, AO-7 has spontaneously switched out of Mode B during passes over
> > the US and probably other places. >...
> > My understanding is that this is not uncommon. The first question that
> > comes to my mind: Are there stations that consistently work AO-7 on
> Mode A
> > shortly after the satellite resets?
> > 73, Ryan AI6DO
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