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Re: AO-7 mode




Sil,

AO-7 seems to be stuck in Mode B quite a while.  We have twp Mode A reports 
at the log ( http://www.experthams.net/ao7 ) in the last month, but there 
were no QSOs.  No QSOs have been reported in Mode A since 10/27.

73,

Emily



At 03:15 PM 12/7/2003 +1300, Sil - ZL2CIA wrote:
>Hi Bob,
>
>AO-07 is in whatever mode it wants to come on in. The control logic shuts 
>down everytime it sails into darkness, and resets when it powers up again. 
>It randomly picks a mode.
>
>That said, it seems to come in mode B most of the time - at least down 
>here in ZL. Mode A is less frequent.
>
>You simply have to listen on both modes. Do try however, because when it's 
>running in mode B, it transmits a great downlink signal.
>
>Sil - ZL2CIA
>
>
>Bob DeVarney wrote:
>>Anyone know what mode AO-7 is in? I would like to try working it for the
>>first time, and I can't seem to hear it.. I don't know if it's a time of day
>>thing, or what.
>>Many thanks and VY 73 de WE1U
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