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Re: Great day on AO40



Joe W2KJ wrote:

> I did notice that while listening for stations around 1930L
> (0030UTC) I lost the bird.   Nada, zilch....the bird just
> dropped of the air and I couldn't hear any stations or the MB.
>
> Was the bird supposed to shut down during that time frame or
> did something happen to my equipment set-up???
>
> Nova predicted a couple of hours more of operation with good
> squint angles.

Welcome to the satellite!  You need to check the satellite schedule at:
http://www.amsat-dl.de/journal/adlj-p3d.htm

That would have told you that at MA 140 (0030z - last evening for you) AO-40
switched to RUDAK mode.

73
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