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Re: so whats my problem ? ? ?



The beacon would be around 145.323 without doppler shift and if the
converter is exactly on frequency. Doppler shift can be up to 30 kHz and the
converter frequency accuracy is about 10 ppm (24 kHz) so you will need to
tune around a bit to find the beacon.

73,

John
KD6OZH

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Becker" <molou@big-river.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, 01 October 2001 19:48 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] so whats my problem ? ? ?


> Sunday afternoon I worked on getting all ready for AO-40
> Got the antennas mounted but the rotor cable did come in as yet.
>
> Last night I pointed to what IT said it will be at.
> While listening for the satellite pass in front of the antenna
> (barbecue type DEM pre amp & converter) I hear not a thing.
>
> Was listening for the middle beacon on 2401.350, FT-847 tuned
> for 145.350...
>
> Will try again tonight. I have it pointed at an AZIM of 153
> and ELEV of 48.....  right at 0000Z
>
> Is that the right 2M freq for the beacon?
>
>
> John, W0JAB
>
>
>
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