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Re: fade/spin on AO-40?



At 03:48 PM 11/26/2000 -0500, Mark L. Hammond wrote:
>Did anybody catch AO-40 about 30 mins before LOS in the USA?
>
>The signal was dropping down to nothing, and then increasing--about every 11 seconds or so.

I didn't time it, but I heard the same kind of fading.

>  I'm not able to get any good blocks from the loss of signal.

Sadly, I still don't have a demodulator working so I can't confirm that part.

>Is it from the re-orientation and spin?

That would make sense, I think.

73  -Paul
kb5mu@amsat.org

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