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Re: FO-20 Haven't heard ?



Hi gang,

I'm confused. On FO-20 and FO-29 are the frequencies reversed when they come
down?

Gene - WB9MMM

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sil - PA3HIL" <pa3hil@AMSAT.Org>
To: <pmoscatt@bigpond.net.au>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 4:19 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FO-20 Haven't heard ?


> Pete,
>
> >Over the past week I have been trying to listen for the beacon on FO-28
> >on 435.795 but haven't heard a thing.
> >
> >Is the bird down or am I just deaf ??   I had thought as it's in the
> >Low Orbit it would have been pretty easy to look for.
>
> I've never heard a beacon from FO-20, but don't have any trouble hearing
my
> own 2metre LSB voice sig returned as 70 cm USB.
>
> Well... during the day, at least. The batteries are not well, and unless
> the solar panels are in good sun,  the UVC turns the Tx off.
>
> If you're planning  to get on the sat from VK, I'd be real pleased. I
> usually have a nice long chat with myself on the thing, as I'm the only
> person there to talk to.
>
>   FO-20
> Uplink 145.90 to 146.00 MHz CW/LSB
> Downlink 435.80 to 435.90 MHz CW/USB
>
> Sil - PA3HIL / ZL2CIA
>
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