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Re: Possible AO-40 Beacons!



Somebody joke with P3D telemtry frame send on AO10 at same frequency.
For me AO10 az= 110 deg /elev 40 deg      AO40= 240 deg / elev=57 deg

FY1DW  Norbert
----- Original Message -----
From: Jon Ogden <na9d@mindspring.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2000 11:52 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Possible AO-40 Beacons!


> Hey guys,
>
> I have monitored the following signals that roughly correspond to our
baby's
> beacon frequencies this morning.  The time is right now, 14:48 UTC.
>
> My antennas are approximately 160 degrees azimuth, 45 degrees elevation in
> Chicago, IL.
>
> Here is what I hear:
>
> 145.883 - Solid carrier.  Disappears when I move the antenna or switch
> polarization.
>
> 435.517.6 - Solid carrier.  Stronger than the 2m signal (but I have a
preamp
> on the mast).
>
> 435.609.5 - Modulated carrier.  Sounds like PSK somewhat to me.  Has the
> same characteristics in terms of antenna movement of the above 2.
>
> 435.862 - Solid carrier.  Also same as above with the pointing.
>
> I don't see any other linear birds over head right now on the tracking
> software.  I don't know about any digital LEOs but I've been monitoring
the
> 435.609 signal now for quite a few minutes with no rapid doppler like you
> would get with a LEO.
>
> This could be our baby!!!
>
> 73,
>
> Jon
> NA9D
>
> -------------------------------------
> Jon Ogden
> NA9D (ex: KE9NA)
>
> Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA
>
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>
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>
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