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RE: AO-40 Schedule Update



It's only a chance for me with VL uplink to go on AO-40 even it's ONCE A
MONTH.
Can not TX on UHF in Thailand.
73, Joe
HS2JFW

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Steve
Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 9:03 AM
To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] AO-40 Schedule Update


> I can see why alot of operators are
> setting up for L band uplink. If they have a 144 mhz IF downconverter 
> they need the L band for the extra MA's of transponder time.  I just
> don't know
> if I should get an L band amplifier Kit and try this uplink.



> >N  QST AO-40  S2 Downlink   #=Wed.  @=variable   2002-07-29
> >         MA      060   180#  188@  216   240   020   060
> >         ---------1-----4-----3-----5-----0-----7-----1
> >         MB       |  *  |  *  |     |  *  |  *  |  *  |
> >         RUDAK    |     |     |  *  |     |     |     |
> >         V-Rx     |     |  *  |  *  |     |  *  |     |
> >         U-Rx     |  *  |     |     |  *  |     |  *  |
> >         Passband | UL  | VL  |     | UL2 |     |     |

Vince,

Go for it, BUT,

Isn't the V uplink only active on Wednesday? So you would be looking at
many
$$$ for 8 MA per week. Otherwise the U uplink is available 60-188.

73,
Steve
KA5YFC
AMSAT #33425

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