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Re: Possible AO-40 Beacons!



Signal here on 145.898.6 for the last hour or so, seems to be getting stronger.

At 9:42 AM -0600 12/16/00, Jon Ogden wrote:
>OK, another update:
>
>435.609.9 MHz modulated carrier still there.  Much weaker, but can still
>hear it.  Interesting thing is that the polarization sense has changed to
>LHCP.  I can copy it better with my polarity switch flipped.  Don't know why
>this would be, particularly if the bird is using the omni antennas.
>
>I did not check the other frequencies at this time.
>
>73,
>
>Jon
>NA9D
>
>on 12/16/00 9:09 AM, Jon Ogden at na9d@mindspring.com wrote:
>
>>  OK, an update:
>>
>>  435.609.7 is where the modulated carrier now appears to be.  So there does
>>  appear to be a slight amount of doppler.  It is MUCH weaker than before.
>>
>>  The 145.883 MHz carrier is still there but weaker as well.
>>
>>  I do not hear the 435.517.6 or 435.862 carriers.
>>
>>  Again, all signals have gotten weaker, but they still come from the general
>>  direction of the bird.
>>
>>  73,
>>
>>  Jon
>>  NA9D
>>
>>>
>>>  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.
>
>
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>Jon Ogden
>NA9D (ex: KE9NA)
>
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>
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Gilbert Mackall
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