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Re: AO-40 uplink intruders?



Hi Ken,
  I brought this up a long time ago... the fm gets so strong that I have been able to copy it at times,
cant recognize the language for sure but I think it is from the Philippines,
either way now one seems to know for sure...

Kevin
WA6FWF

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Swaggart" <k.swaggart@charter.net>
To: "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2002 7:22 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-40 uplink intruders?


> During AO-40 passes covering the USA west coast, Southeast Asia, and
> Australia, I've noticed what seems to be weak FM stations scattered through
> the passband when the satellite is at lower altitudes. They are not strong
> enough to demodulate here, and are more of a curiosity rather than a
> nuisance, at this time.
>
> The interesting thread regarding the high power cordless phones on UO-14
> prompted me to post this message. Anyone know the source of these signals or
> have some background? I suppose they are in the UHF uplink and not L band.
> The pattern of transmissions sounds like two-way communications, such as
> taxis.
>
> Ken, W7KKE, CN75xa
>
>
>
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