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Re: Beacon On FO-20 ?




> FO-20 does turn off when it is in eclipse (which is not necessarily the
> same as when you are in darkness).

FO-20 _sometimes_ turns off towards the end of an eclipse. The batteries are
not totally gone, they just have trouble making it through a long eclipse,
especially with heavy traffic. Luckily FO 20 is in a higher orbit than other
LEOs and sees lots of sunshine for most of the orbit.

I agree with the preamp recommendation wholeheartedly.

Drew, KO4MA

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