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Re: AO-27



Sorry guys. Ya, as Drew said, that was AO-21 that was turned off by the 
military. Oh, well, smoking....nah, it's not good for you. heehee.

73...bruce

Date sent:      	Sun, 16 Nov 2003 15:49:57 -0500
From:           	Jeff Griffin <kb2m@comcast.net>
Subject:        	Re: [amsat-bb] AO-27
To:             	amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
Send reply to:  	Jeff Griffin <kb2m@comcast.net>

>  A few weeks ago I talked in person, to Chuck N1UC, one of the AO27 control ops.
> He was very optimastic that the batteries will be in good enough shape to turn
> amateur activities back on AO27. This could happen soon. He would offer no hard
> numbers. Bruce what have you been smoking???
> 
> 73 Jeff kb2m
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
> To: <mike@hatzakis.net>; <kk5do@arrl.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2003 2:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-27
> 
> 
> > Uhhhh....no Bruce.
> >
> > AO-21 was attached to a larger russian satellite. AO-27 is a different
> bird.
> >
> > AO-27 had some battery problems, and it's orbit drifted into full sun
> early
> > this year. The controllers have offered no updates on their website (
> > www.ao27.org ) since April 5, and no one has heard it in quite a while.
> >
> > 73, Drew KO4MA
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <mike@hatzakis.net>
> > To: <kk5do@arrl.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> > Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2003 2:06 PM
> > Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] AO-27
> >
> >
> > > Thanks...!
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Bruce Paige [mailto:kk5do@arrl.net]
> > > Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2003 10:42 AM
> > > To: mike@hatzakis.net
> > > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-27
> > >
> > >
> > > AO-27 was a military satellite. When the Russian military turned off
> their
> > > military side of the satellite, AO-27 went silent at the same time. It
> has
> > > been
> > > dead for some 2-3 years.
> > > 73...bruce
> > >
> > > Date sent:      Sun, 16 Nov 2003 10:09:33 -0800
> > > From:           mike@hatzakis.net
> > > Subject:        [amsat-bb] AO-27
> > > To:             amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> > >
> > > > Been trying to work AO-27.  Just worked AO-7 and FO-29, but this one
> > > eludes me.
> > > > Is it just me, or is this satellite not operational?
> > > >
> > > > Michael  K3MH
> > > >
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> > >
> > >
> > > Bruce Paige, KK5DO
> > >
> > > AMSAT VP-User Services & Awards Manager
> > >
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> > >
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Bruce Paige, KK5DO                             
                     
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