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Re: SO-50 Operation

> I am under the impression SO-50 is in operation for short periods when
> "turned on" by the control ops, is this correct?  I also assume they only
> this when the satellite is not in eclipse, is this correct?  If I read
> old QuikTrak correctly this seems to mean it is generally only available
> the morning for the central U.S., is this correct?

Joe, It can be on in eclipse too. It has been on just about every pass I've
ever listened for it, although sometimes it takes a few minutes after it
rises for it to be turned on.....

73, Drew KO4MA

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