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Re: re AO-40:tracking in USA xmsatellites as test sig



I did a small search and found this elements, I tested the frecuency and aim 
the antenna and I received a increase off signal level, must remember that
is a 1,5 meg tx with.
Bets regrads....

Al  LU2FGN


XM-1
1 26761U 01018A   01180.25087720 -.00000215  00000-0  00000+0 0   846
2 26761   0.0335 186.6689 0000342  11.7539  84.1993  1.00271486   591
XM-2
1 26724U 01012A   01181.59058316 -.00000033  00000-0  00000+0 0  1171
2 26724   0.0246 180.9143 0001019  24.1538 171.2371  1.00271512  1131



At 11:08 AM 09/07/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>On Sunday 08 July 2001 20:35, nn0v wrote in "Re: [amsat-bb] re 
>AO-40:tracking in USA xmsatellites as test sig":
>
>> You would just see the noise power go up on these frequencies.
>> I went out with a 17db horn and an icom r3 and measured the sat
>> freqs. XM1
>> 085 west xm1 2333.54 bw1.5mhz 2343.91 bw1.5mhz
>> 115 west xm2 2342.26 bw1.5mhz 2335.35 bw 1.5mhz.
>
>For folks like me who've never dealt with geosynch birds before, here's 
>a web page that will calc az and el from the satellite's longitude and 
>the earth station lat and long:
>
>http://web.bsu.edu/tti/3_2/3_2e.htm
>
>So, looks like for XM1 (named "Roll") at 85 West my pointing from 
>40N75W is az 195 el 42 and for XM2 ("Rock") at 115 West it's az 233 el 
>28. 
>
>Hmmm....I'm not hearing anything special there with my FT-847 and 
>Millicom  on an 18-turn helix. Maybe I'm not listening for the right 
>thing or on the right freq. I've been able to hear 9600 baud data 
>before...but this stuff would be a whole 'nother smoke. 
>
>73 de Maggie K3XS
>
>
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