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Re: Summer Satellite OPS



Thanks!
Bob

On Fri, 4 Jul 2003, hasan schiers wrote:

> 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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de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob

PCsat WEB  page     http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/pcsat.html
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MIM/Mic-E/Mic-Lite  http://ssdl.stanford.edu/mims/

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