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Re: AO-40 S-Band beacon query



Hello Tim. This is Yoshi.

At 2000/11/30 23:57:41 Zibrat, Tim wrote:
> Am I to understand the S-mode beacon will be activated at MA20-MA26 until
> further notice or was it only a one-time deal?

  I do not know, we should check it oftenly. for example, at this
morning it was during MA 15 - 26. 
  I tried it again this morning. From 20:43z (5:43 Local), I got a
weak S1-EB modulated signal on maybe 2400.578MHz again. After 21:15z
(6:15 Local), it had lost. Maybe it was the time just over MA 26.

> There was a message from Yoshihiro Imashi stating that the east coast US
> will be in range during MA20-MA26 at 0900Z tonight.  Is this correct?
> According to NOVA using element set 6 and ALON/ALAT 260/-9, the earliest
> pass I get:

  Could you use more late-issued elemtnts? or tell me your GL?
I used #16 element set as below on Calsat32 - original Japanese
version tracking software by Masa JR1HUO.

AO-40
1 26609U 00072B   00328.20006944  .00000001  00000-0  12451-4 0    45
2 26609   6.4214 245.2971 7351666 180.5141 180.0042  2.03021569   166

de Yoshi JF6BCC/KH2GR


Yoshihiro Imaishi JF6BCC/KH2GR
mailto:imaishi@aa.mbn.or.jp  
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