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Re: Mobile FM satellite skeds



On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Nick Pugh wrote:

> Is opal up and running I have been trying to digi thriugh for some time with
> no joy?
> nick k5qxj

Rewmember it has + and - 9 KHz worth of doppler during a pass, and that
its receiver is NOT wideband (like most satellite receivers are made to
be).  THus, you must be within only 1 or 2 KHz
to get an error free packet to it...  GOod luck!

Bob
> >
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
> To: "TAPR APRS Special Interest Group" <aprssig@lists.tapr.org>
> Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2001 6:32 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Mobile FM satellite skeds
>
>
> > Mobile/FM Satellite Pass Periods for the week of 11-13-2001
> >
> > Sats 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 00 01 02 03
> > ---- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
> > ISS_ *************  *                                    * ***********
> > UO22 *******                       **********
> > AO27     ***********                      ***********
> > UO14       ***********                       **********
> > OPAL                      *********                               ****
> > PCsat**********                             ***************
> > Saph *********                              **************
> >
> > Note:  Times are LOCAL SUN TIME for MID Northern Latitudes.  Use this to
> >        plan your mobile operations during commuting and distant travels.
> >
> > The "****"'s above just mean that during those hours you will get several
> > passes.  Here are some simple rules for PCsat's orbit:
> >
> > 1) You will get about 3 passes during two separate periods per day
> > 2) If you hear PCsat, then you will probably hear it 100 minutes later
> > 3) For high passes, a similar pass will occur 30 minutes earlier each day.
> > 4) Once a week, add 100 minutes to this routine to stay on the high pass.
> >
> > de WB4APR, Bob
> >
> > PCsat WEB  page     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/pcsat.html
> > ISS-APRS FAQ:       http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/iss-faq.html
> > CUBESAT Designs     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/cubesat.html
> > APRS LIVE pages     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs.html
> > APRS SATELLITES     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/astars.html
> > MIM/Mic-E/Mic-Lite  http://www.toad.net/~wclement/bruninga/mic-lite.html
> >
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>

de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob

PCsat WEB  page     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/pcsat.html
ISS-APRS FAQ:       http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/iss-faq.html
CUBESAT Designs     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/cubesat.html
APRS LIVE pages     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs.html
APRS SATELLITES     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/astars.html
MIM/Mic-E/Mic-Lite  http://www.toad.net/~wclement/bruninga/mic-lite.html

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