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Re: AO-40 This morning no copy?



It's all about squint, I think.  Poor squint at MA230 gives poor down 
links.  I think we stand a better chance of hearing the bird before or at 
apogee than as it approaches perigee!!

73,

Mark

At 12:41 PM 5/13/2001 -0400, Brian Wruble wrote:
>Hi all:  I tried to hear the AO-40 S band beacons this morning, at 0800Z and
>again at about 1100Z. According to Instanttrack, the bird was relatively
>close, 25,000KM in the latter case, and MA about 230, as I recall.  No joy!
>
>Is this my problem, or did others have the same result?
>
>Tnx es 73 de Brian W3BW  (FM29bi)
>
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