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Re: PCSAT2 PSK-31 test Saturday Morning! (USA)



I'm actually in the Midwest (Chicago area), the great Black Hole of RF, at 
least as far as HF DX goes.........


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott Avery WA6LIE" <wa6lie@msn.com>
To: "amsat bb" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; "George Henry" <ka3hsw@earthlink.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 12:16 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] PCSAT2 PSK-31 test Saturday Morning! (USA)


> George,
>
> I was ASSuming that, but thought there was a west coast control station...
> You guys on the east coast get to have all the fun.. HI
>
> So much for testing :(
>
> 73, Scott
>
>
>> It's probably below the horizon for you when Bob switches it into PSK
>> mode...  at 1540Z, I show that California was out of the footprint.  He 
>> said
>> it would be for about 5 minutes in the middle of the pass (I presume he
>> meant the middle for him, on the east coast), which I assume was right at
>> 1225, 1405, and 1540Z.   So those are the "on" times I am shooting for.
>>
>> George, KA3HSW
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Scott Avery WA6LIE" <wa6lie@msn.com>
>> To: "amsat bb" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; "George Henry" 
>> <ka3hsw@earthlink.net>
>> Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 9:38 AM
>> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] PCSAT2 PSK-31 test Saturday Morning! (USA)
>>
>>
>> > George,
>> >
>> > NO PSK31 heard here at all on 435.275 FM +-
>> > I was sending PSK31 29.402 USB and nothing heard except for
>> > the PCSAT2 packet beacon here in California.
>> >
>> > Will try next pass...
>> >
>> > 73, Scott
>> > __________
>> >
>> > From: "George Henry" <ka3hsw@earthlink.net>
>> > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] PCSAT2 PSK-31 test Saturday Morning! (USA)
>> >
>> >
>> >> Well, I put a few out there on the 1405Z pass, as close to 29.402 as I
>> >> could, but the bird was below 10 degrees for me by then (Chicagoland
>> >> area),
>> >> and I wasn't hearing anything decode-able on the downlink, so, who 
>> >> knows?
>> >> Will try again on the 1540Z pass if I can (Saturday = "honey-do" 
>> >> list...)
>> >>
>> >> George, KA3HSW
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> >> From: "Jerry Weihrauch" <k0hzi@comcast.net>
>> >> To: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
>> >> Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 5:24 AM
>> >> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] PCSAT2 PSK-31 test Saturday Morning! (USA)
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> > Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >>PSK-31 Saturday morning over USA...
>> >> >>
>> >> >>OK, lets do it.  Wife is out of town so I can come
>> >> >>to work and turn on the PSK-31 over the East coast
>> >> >>of USA for a few passes.  It wont be on but about
>> >> >>5 minutes max in the middle of each pass.  I see
>> >> >>these at about...
>> >> >>
>> >> >>   1225z,  1405z,  1540z and 1715z
>> >> >>
>> >> >><snip>
>> >> >>
>> >> > I will be able to do the first three passes close to 29.402 uplink.
>> >> >
>> >> > Jerry  -  K0HZI
>> >> ---- 
>> ---- 
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