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Re: Unknown sat?



You were hearing RS-12, most likely.  It's gone back into
Mode KT with a downlink of 145.915-145.950... beacon on 
about 145.113.

73 Wayne N5WD


At 10:47 PM 9/5/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I should know the answer to this, but I heard many satellite signals
>between about 145.9 to 145.95 last night.  I was sitting in grocery store
>parking lot waiting for wife and was bored so I randomly tuned the oscar
>band and was surprised to find a linear 2m downlink.  I thought I knew
>most of the birds.  I guess it must have been an RS bird, but all my
>satelilte books and references are at work, and im curious what bird it
>was.  I assume I cant possibly hear AO-10 on a mobile whip?  Or could it
>have been at perogee?  But not at 11 PM local sun time.... 
>
>Confused... bob
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R. Wayne Day  N5WD   wday@cq.net          Fort Worth, Texas
 EMT/Paramedic - MedStar (AMR) Fort Worth
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