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Re: AO40 Copy on 17 April



Yes!!   I did too!

531 Blocks with only 35 good CRC!  I can rule out the trees my antenna is in
the clear.   I am horizontal with a TranSystem as well.

73,
Joe
ka0yos@amsat.org

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark L. Hammond" <hammond@surrealnet.net>
To: "Mike Kingery" <mkingery@ala.net>; "Amsat List" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 10:28 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO40 Copy on 17 April


> I had what sounded like LOTS of fading this AM.  I'm not sure if it was
the
> trees blowing, the horizontal polarity of the TranSystem dish, or the
bird.
>
> Did anyone else notice an usual amount of signal fading this AM?  It kept
> me from getting good CRC blocks..only about 1-2 OK out of over 100 blocks.
>
> 73,
>
> Mark
>
> At 07:09 AM 4/17/01 -0500, Mike Kingery wrote:
> >Got 37 good CRC telemetry out of 167 total this AM.  Signals were strong
> >again in the last 20 minutes of the pass.  A little further off to the
east
> >than I have copied before.  Put the TranSys dish and downconverter up on
my
> >TV rotor controlled AZ/EL and it worked fine.  Manual control of the
> >positioning was more that accurate enough to copy AO40.  And my Elevation
> >rotor controller is one of the "clicky" types (sorry for the definition),
> >that only has about 7.5 degrees per position.  Very encouraging.
> >
> >73 KE4AZN  em71
> >
> >Mike Kingery
> >mkingery@ala.net
> >
> >
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>
> Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]
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