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Re: Beacons besides AO-40 MB



Greg

You're right - hearing UO-11's 2.4Ghz downlink signal can be difficult and
as you pointed out, Doppler is fierce!

And I thought LEO Doppler was bad at 70cm!

73, Tony - AA2AE



> UO-11 is also pretty weak, and fast moving (really wicked doppler shift).
> Plus, the signal is LEFT hand circular, so if you are really tuned up for
> AO-40's Right Hand signal, you'll have even more trouble hearing it.  Not
> hearing UO-11 is not an indication that you have something wrong, or that
> you won't be able to hear AO-40 when it returns.
>
> Still, it's about the only other game in town...  Go for it, but have
> patience.
>
> Greg  KO6TH
>
>
> >From: Emily Clarke <w0eec@AMSAT.Org>
> >To: <mike@hatzakis.net>, "Emily Clarke" <w0eec@AMSAT.Org>
> >CC: "amsat" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> >Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Beacons besides AO-40 MB
> >Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2004 14:26:21 -0800
> >
> >
> >I seem to recall the UO-11 beacon at 2401.500 is still operating but
since
> >the status is semi-operational I'm not sure what that actually means.  If
> >you hear it, please let me know :-)
> >
> >73,
> >
> >Emily
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >At 01:17 PM 2/3/2004 -0800, mike@hatzakis.net wrote:
> >
> >>I've just hooked up and launched my two new beams with the addition of a
> >>dish for AO-40 downlink on 2.4g.  Can someone suggest another sat with a
> >>2.4g downlink or beacon I can use to reliably test my system?   The
K5GNA
> >>system seems to work fine, but would like a "real signal" to work with.
> >>
> >>Michael  K3MH
> >>
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