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Re: AO-40 Telemetry



Eric,

     Thanks for posting this information!  The beacon illiterate are
definitely interested in what our bird is saying!!
Please report more!

73,
Joe

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric A. Cottrell" <eac@shore.net>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, November 17, 2000 9:03 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-40 Telemetry


> Hello,
>
> I was just amazed yesterday (as was alot of others) about how strong the
> beacon is.  I was able to decode with a discone and no preamp up to about
> 91 MA Count then with a preamp up to about 118.  I could still hear the
> signal but it was weak.
>
> It looks like the orientation of the spacecraft is being changed.  If
> I received the telemetry correctly the magnets were on earlier.
>
> Since yesterday morning the temperature of the S/C Frame Top went from
> 50.9 to 45.0 degrees C and the solar angle went down to 27.6.  It also
> seems like the solar arrays are producing more current.
>
> 73 Eric eac@shore.net  WB1HBU
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