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R: EME transmissions from Bologna



Hi Bill, VK3JT

Goliardo,i4BER from the radiotelescope of Medicina had 
problems with dish subriflector during the  EME window 
with  Australia.

I got this information to day from him.

Two  more EME VK stations cannot be contacted because of this
problem.

73" de i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: William B Magnusson <williamb@netc.net.au>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 9:22 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] EME transmissions from Bologna


> Hello All,
> interesting discussion recently on dishes, L-band, feeds, S-units etc.
>
> Jonathan..... 13-Dec-2001
> With a 2m dish on L-band you are not far from being able to work some of
> the bigger EME
> stations provided you have 100W or more. As an aside I used to use 30W to
a
> 1.4m dish to
> access mode L on AO-13.
>
> I8CVS...... 27-Nov-2001
> The Marconi memorial station IY4FGM on HF and, exceptionally, IY4FGM/4
> on 23 cm EME will honour the day long scheduled ham session.
> MOON BOUNCING on 23 cm, during the whole local window, will be perfor-
> med through the 32 m VLBI dish of the Bologna radio astronomy observa-
> tory.
>
> My question is:
> Did anyone else listen for - and hear anything of - the Bologna group on
EME
> during the Marconi day celebrations ?
> I listened for the entire 3 hour mutual window and heard nothing.
> My setup can hear 3 - 5 db of Sun noise.
> I used to hear the Algonquin group OK when they did such tests from a 35m
dish.
> I think I should have been able to hear Bologna.
> I also tried their email address for tech info but my ISP was unable
> resolve the address.
> I wonder if the transmissions went ahead.
>
> Bill...vk3jt
> Milawa
> Australia
> Sent using Eudora 5.1
>
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