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Re: Big ears listening for AO40



I'll be with you with little ears at 2200 UTC.  Cliff K7RR

On Thu, 28 Dec 2000 K5OE@aol.com wrote:

> Bob, et al.,
> 
> bruninga@usna.edu writes:
> 
> > I finally found some time to fire up the 12m (40') dish to see if I could
> >  hear AO40 at apogee.  I used Ken's KEPS below, and did a conical
> >  search out 5 degrees in 3 Khz steps from about - 10 KHz to about + 
> >  10 Khz from expected DOppler from 2401.305 and heard nothing at
> >  60,000 km.
> 
> I confirm the same lack of signal here in EL29.  I got up at 1000 for AOS at 
> 50,000 km and could not confirm a signal, nor several hours later at 60,000 
> km.  I heard the same (unfortunate) report from KB2WQM and PT9KK this 
> morning.  We will continue to monitor as the bird gets closer over the next 6 
> hours.  It appears we may have favorable range and squint by 2200.  We are 
> all using "little" ears.  I believe Jeff has a Myers dish and Luciano and I 
> both have 16-turn helices.
> 73,
> Jerry, K5OE
> EL29
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