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Re: Summer Satellite OPS



My Igate/Satgate is back on 145.825 and is fed to UI-View32 as the 2nd port.

Lemme know if there is something else you want me to do.

...hasan, N0AN
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
To: "TAPR APRS SIG" <aprssig@lists.tapr.org>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2003 8:21 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Summer Satellite OPS


> PCsat will enter full sun on 17 July and be fully functional through 1
> August or later.  Check your travel and summer portable OPS plans for
> opportunities.  Passes will be within +/- 1.5 hours of Sunset and Sunrise
> (thats why its in full sun!).
>
> PCsat can hear a 5W HT on an omni antenna, and mobiles just fine.  PCsat
> is simply a packet digipeater on 145.825 with the callsign of W3ADO-1.
>
> We will also need IGates to return to active duty on 145.825 for that time
> period and as long afterwards as we can maintain positive power budget.
> Twice we have extended that for over 30 days past full sun...
>
> PCsat is now only usable in afternoon sun passes for -short- packets.
>
> PCsat WEB  page     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/pcsat.html
>
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