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Re: Big ears listening for AO40



Does all of this mean she is not talking?

Working Feverishly to get something / anything on S-Band,
Joe

----- Original Message -----
From: "Clifford Buttschardt" <cbuttsch@slonet.org>
To: <K5OE@aol.com>
Cc: <bruninga@usna.edu>; <n2wwd@mindspring.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>;
<g3ruh@jrmiller.demon.co.uk>
Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2000 1:38 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 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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