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Re: Payload Birds Labeled

Use it during daylight.  It dies the instant it goes into dark.  And it
takes about 10 minutes back in the sun  before it can sustain a packet.
If we dont get a shorted cell, it will be nback to 100% 24 hour ops by 12
Feb for a month.

On Sat, 11 Jan 2003 RogerKola@aol.com wrote:

> Bob...
> What are the current recommended operating conditions of PCSAT?
> Thanks !
> Roger
> In a message dated 01/11/03 10:46:54 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> bruninga@usna.edu writes:
> > Dual hop Satellite DX:
> >
> >  I just noticed that PCsat and SAFIR orbits are in phase and are passing in
> >  view of each other.  Thus you should be able to do a dual hop packet by
> >  digipeating through PCsat (145.825) and since Rubin has a 1200 baud uplink
> >  on 145.825 also, then you could hear the packet on the RUBIN downlink some
> >  6000 miles away...

de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob

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