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Re: AO-27 was active in the evening pass... why?

Hello This is Yoshi.

At 2003/01/05 18:09:30 Yoshihiro Imaishi wrote:
>   An active FM birds ham JH0PVF reported that the AO-27 was active
> at 0846z today. This was in evening pass and should not be active
> because the TEPR system.
>   I soon QSY from AO-40 to AO-27 and found that the AO-27 surely
> active at 0848z and made QSO with JH0PVF. After LOS I saw my tracking
> software and the AO-27 has no eclipse time on all her orbit.
>   We JA have next AO-27 evening pass on 1019z~ (1919 local~) and
> 1202z~ (2102 local~) tonight so I will try to watch.

  I and JH0PVF watched the downlink of AO-27 at 1019~1033z pass
and it was through the pass (from AOS until LOS). This means that
the AO-27 were keeping transmit at least 14 minutes (or more?).

Yoshihiro Imaishi JF6BCC/KH2GR
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