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Re: Double fuji



 What's cool is when the Doppler is close enough to hear BOTH FOO bird's at
the same time. This happened for me about 3 months ago....I know I'm
probably wrong, and someone here with more time to research such thing's
will let me know.....

73 Jeff kb2m

----- Original Message -----
From: "ZL2CIA - Sil" <zl2cia@AMSAT.Org>
To: "Amsat BBS" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Cc: <vk5dg@corprit.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 4:37 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Double fuji


> David,
>
> It certainly does occur in other parts of the world. When operating as
> PA3HIL from Amsterdam I worked G8ATE when both fujis were visible to both
of
> us. Of course the different doppler effects put the downlink signals from
> each satellite on different frequencies.
>
> I'm pleased to hear that you are operating on Fuji down under. I tried for
a
> while after I moved to ZL a year ago, but it was so quiet that I gave up.
I
> hope to remount my VHF/UHF antennas this weekend (down for repair). If I
am
> successful, I'll listen out for you. ZL2VAL is also sometimes on Fuji.
>
> Best Wishes
>
> Sil - ZL2CIA (ex PA3HIL)
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Giles" <vk5dg@corprit.net>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 3:21 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Double fuji
>
>
> > Hello All,
> >
> > Had the experience of talking through two satellites at the same
> > time.  FO-29 was going N->S and FO-20 going S->N over the Tasman
> > sea (between VK and ZL).   I could use both for a couple of minutes as
> > they crossed.  Pity there wasn't anyone else to talk to.
> >
> > So, two questions - does this happen in many other parts of the world?
> > And is anyone in the VK, ZL, YB, P2 etc. interested in making some
> > contacts on an analogue bird while AO-40 is going through hibernation?
> > I'm sometimes on during an afternoon pass but would be happy to try
> > a night pass when shift work allows.  Skeds by email are fine.
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