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Re: AO40 Copy on 17 April



Mike,

Oh yes I'm looking forward to operate the bird!
Maybe there is a possibility for the HAM-Radio in Friedrichshafen in late
June, this would be a good possibility to demonstrate satellite operations
to the public ...
It could be the time when ALON became nere zero!

73s Andy, oe1dmb

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Kingery" <mkingery@ala.net>
To: "Andreas M" <m_andi@gmx.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.ORG>
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 9:44 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO40 Copy on 17 April


> Andy,
>
> FB on your Telemetry copy.  Yes, signals are getting better day by day.
> Can't wait to hear some SSB on it.  And hopefully we can have QSO in the
> very near future.
>
> 73 KE4AZN
> Mike
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2001 17:07:57 +0200 m_andi@gmx.net wrote:
> AO-40 Signals are getting better from orbit to orbit, got 67 CRC OK out of
> 188 during MA 240 - 250, today. I lost a couple from good to bad, caused
by
> terrestrial noise like RLAN etc.
> My Equipment:
> 35cm offset-dish
> coffee-can feed
> DB6NT preamp. 35dB gain, 0,8dB NF
> AR5000
>
> 73s, Andy, oe1dmb, jn88de, Vienna, Austria
> www.qsl.net/oe1dmb
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Kingery" <mkingery@ala.net>
> To: "Amsat List" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 2:09 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO40 Copy on 17 April
>
>
> > 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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