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RE: S-Band test



Hi Bob,

I also listened on the 2030 UTC pass on Sunday.  The signal sounded "normal"
to me here in Indy.  UO-36 is much, much stronger when it's S-band
transmitter is on. 

73,
Jim AF9A


 > ----------
 > From: 	Mike73@aol.com
 > Sent: 	Sunday, March 5, 2000 4:18 PM
 > To: 	bruninga@nadn.navy.mil
 > Cc: 	amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
 > Subject: 	Re: [amsat-bb] S-Band test
 > 
 > In a message dated 3/4/00 7:18:10 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
 > bruninga@nadn.navy.mil writes:
 > 
 > > I tried again today and this time listend on 2 meters.  There was NO
 > ASCII
 > >  telemtry, but listening with 18 dB antenna gain, I was hearing some
 > weak
 > >  continuous spurious signals with doppler on SSB mode that had the same
 > AOS
 > >  and LOS and were on 145.825 more or less.  But nothing very strong at
 > all.
 > >  
 > >  ALso nothing on Sband still.  Something seems fishy..
 > 
 > Bob,
 > 
 > I tried during the 2030 UTC pass over VT. UO-11 was to the west of me and 
 > reached a max el of 17 degrees. Heard the 2M downlink max at S9 +10. S
 > Band 
 > beacon peaked 1 S unit above the noise floor of my IF rig. I consider this
 > to 
 > be very good seeing as it was such a low pass and I'm not using a preamp
 > in 
 > front of the Drake. Hope this helps!
 > 
 > 73,
 > Mike, N1JEZ
 > AMSAT #29649
 > Local Area Coordinator
 > "A closed mouth gathers no feet."
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