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Re: FO-29 in digital mode



Well that confirms it!  I will not try and get on FO-29 while at the
launch site of Sunsat.  At the time, it was the only bird in view, but it
appears that I must pay attention to other things at this point.  K7RR


On Wed, 13 Jan 1999, KF4FDJ (Mike in Fort Myers, FL) wrote:

> The last 2 passes of FO-29 found the bird in digital mode.  My opinion:
> :-(
> 
> There are many more digital birds than analog birds available for
> phone/cw contacts.  FO-29 is one of my favorites.  I will be counting
> the days until the analog mode is toggled.  I did not hear a beacon, but
> the downlink frequency of 435.910 +/- was transmitting data.
> 
> Do the control ops have the bird "in for repair," or is this a
> semi-permanant shift?  Who's in the know?
> 
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