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Re: RS-12/13???



Noticed the same thing this pass weekend.  The beacon was nowhere near as
strong as normal.  And I could not work the bird at AOS or LOS either.
Signals were up and down quite a bit too.

73 KE4AZN
Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: <K5OE@aol.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 2:38 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] RS-12/13???


> Sorry for the false alarm.  I heard it fine on the 2030 pass just now and
> enjoyed a nice QSO with XE2AT.  The beacon does seem to be much weaker to
me,
> though.  I don't think it is my antenna, as I worked D68C just 10 minutes
> before the pass and he was 59+.  I can normally hear the beacon at
about -2
> degrees, but could not detect on this pass until 10 degrees elevation.  I
> wonder if the controllers have turned down the power?
> 73,
> Jerry, K5OE
>
> > Anybody hear them.  On the 1845 pass here (4 degrees elevation), I did
not
> >  hear either the 10 m or the 2 m beacons/robots.  No response from
either
> > mode
> >  A or mode K.  I did not try mode T.
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