[amsat-bb] XW2D satellite problem?
Glenn Miller - AA5PK
aa5pk at suddenlink.net
Wed Jun 5 14:38:22 UTC 2019
The CW beacon is sending an intermittent solid tone lasting 2-3 seconds. The transponder is active during the same time the
tone is present.
From: Robert Bruninga via AMSAT-BB
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] XW2D satellite problem?
Or could it be a problem on the ground somewhere in the footprint
de-sensing the satellite receiver?
From: AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org> On Behalf Of alex weimer via
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:13 AM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] XW2D satellite problem
I was on XW2D at1401 utc pass and experienced extreme intermittent signals
on the downlink ! Every few seconds I could hear myself , then would be
cut off in mid sentence. K9VSW was also on but had the same problem. I
would hear his signal , then he would be cut off as well. Signal when
present was strong but there is a definite problem in the satellite JACK
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