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Re: AO-27 Exciter



Remember,
AO-27 is on  436.797.  NOT  435.797

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On Tue, 29 Aug 2000 20:33:57 -0400 (EDT) ka1lm@AMSAT.Org writes:
> On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, John Heath wrote:
> 
> > Read N4USI's interesting post about the AO-27 uploads.
> > AO-27 is still off but understand that we should be able to 
> > hear the exciter on 435.797 USB. Tone change due to doppler
> > confirms a satellite signal.  (as opposed to a sproggy).
> > 
> > Listened on a couple of occasions but with no result.
> > Anyone heard it ?? 
> 
> 1) as I recall from 1994-95, it's really weak.  Gain antennas very
> desirable and a preamp probably mandatory.
> 
> 2) make sure you're in ssb mode to hear the carrier and doppler 
> shift
> clearly.
> 
> 73 Steve KA1LM
> 
>
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> Stephan A. Greene                            sgreene@patriot.net
> Amateur  KA1LM@amsat.org  Grid FM18hx        38 59'83.33"N 77 
> 23'6.15"W
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