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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
do
> this when the satellite is not in eclipse, is this correct?  If I read
good
> old QuikTrak correctly this seems to mean it is generally only available
in
> 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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