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Re: no signal



Check out this URL
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/pao/media/istat/archives/iss00-55.html

It appears as though the lads are enjoying a long weekend break on the ISS.
Setup of the ham geat is mentioned also.


73
Dave VK3DXL


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Moisan" <dmoisan@shore.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, November 12, 2000 9:36 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] no signal


> At 04:30 PM 11/11/2000 EST, you wrote:
> >t0 all who track ALPHA ISS, I couldn't pick up any signal as our friends
> >passed over the Rio Grande this afternoon at 2046 utc.  Any particular
> reason
> >why I did not hear them, except for my own inabilities?  It showed
>
> Just one:  They weren't on yet. :)
>
> I tried earlier on the 11/10 1729 UTC pass over the northeast US (I'm in
> Salem, MA), and didn't hear them, neither 145.800 nor 143.625.
>
> My setup is just an HT, a scanner and a whip in my apartment (I'm making a
> quadrifilar helix this winter) but I *know* it works because my hard drive
> is filled with Russian .WAV files from passes I caught earlier in the
week.
>
> I don't think it's us;  I think they just decided to hit the sack early
> when you tried for them.  They earned it.
> I'll be trying again tomorrow for sure.
>
> Take care,
>
> Dave
>
> David Moisan, N1KGH   ARES/SKYWARN                dmoisan@shore.net
> Invisible Disability:
> http://www1.shore.net/~dmoisan/invisible_disability.html
> ATS-909 FAQ:  http://www1.shore.net/~dmoisan/faqs/sangean/ats909faq.html
>
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