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PCsat Resets over Europe



PCsat is doing well, but the past few days it seems to be resetting over
Europe even while in the sun.  With the current power budget, it should be
able to handle an average APRS load.

One thing that it *can't* handle is CONNECTS, RETRIES and TIMEOUTS and the
MAIL system.  All it takes is one or two stations to try to CONNECT to
PCsat or to the MAIL box and it will kill PCsat's power budget, and kill
it for the next orbits until it can be reloaded.

I cannot tell if this is happening, because the APRS internet feed only
feeds valid APRS packets.  So has anyone noticed any CONNECT attempts or
other abusive behavior that might explain why PCsat runs out of power over
Europe?

I dont need any callsigns and am not trying to pilorize anyone, just
trying to understand what is happening...  If someone is doing the wrong
thing, politely refer them to the web page below for help in how to use
PCsat...

de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob

PCsat WEB  page     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/pcsat.html

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