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AO-40 Update, 2002-08-29




The MB off  (eclipse) time has been moved slightly. It is now MA =40 to 90

N  QST AMSAT AO-40  S2 Downlink   @=variable    2002-08-29
         MA      020   040   090   OFF@  216   240   020
         ---------7-----4-----1-----3-----5-----0-----7
         MB       |  *  |     |  *  |     |  *  |  *  |
         RUDAK    |     |    |     |  *  |     |    |
         V-Rx     |     |    |     |  *  |     |  *  |
         U-Rx     |  *  |  *  |  *  |     |  *  |     |
         Passband |     |    |  UL |     |  UL |     |

As noted previously, the IHU-2 will be on through perigees on picture 
taking orbits, and may well crash from time to time.  Resetting is quick 
and easy, but in the interim, it may be outputting unmodulated tone or 
gibberish on the middle beacon.  The underlying IHU-1 is unaffected.

--- W4SM for the AO-40 Command Team



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  Stacey E. Mills, W4SM    WWW:    http://www.cstone.net/~w4sm/ham1.html
   Charlottesville, VA     PGP key: http://www.cstone.net/~w4sm/key
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