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Re: AO-40 Orbit



Likely pager intermod?

73 Howard G6LVB
----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward R. Cole" <al7eb@ptialaska.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2000 9:26 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-40 Orbit


> >In article <4.3.2.7.0.20001124044817.00aab600@pop.charlotte.infi.net>,
> >Bill Richarz <wricharz@infi.net> writes
> >>I have been listening on an FM receiver for the beacon on 145.895
> >>(nearest I could get to 145.898), and I think I'm hearing very strong
> >>telemetry signals, or other bursts of information.  According to my
> >>tracking programs, AO-40 is not visible whenever I'm hearing this.
> >>Maybe some other signal from somewhere???
>
> Bill,
>
> I listened to the AO-40 145.898 beacon last weekend and, out of interest
> what folks with only FM rigs would hear, I switched over to FM.  All I
> heard was quieting on the freq. due to the basic carrier.  If there was
> recovered audio it was very faint.  My guess the 400 bps psk deviation is
> too little for reception on 7.5 KHz NBFM.
>
> In light of this and the fact that AO-40 was not visible, I suspect you
are
> listening to something else!
>
> Ed
> al7eb@amsat.org - BP40iq
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