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Re: Suitsat



At 05:31 PM 2/4/2006, G0MRF@aol.com wrote:
>Hi all.
>
>Only a personal opinion, but there does appear to have been a malfunction  of
>some sort.
>
>On the 04.26 pass here in the UK  no signals were detected on FM so I
>decided to get a little more serious for the next pass at 06.00 
>which was almost
>overhead.
>
>Using the weak signal software  "Spectran" from I2PHD and using SSB I  did
>detect a modulated signal followed by a strong carrier for the last few  (5?)
>seconds of one of the transmit periods. Moving with doppler - 
>So  the good news
>is that it appears to be transmitting a normal  sequence.

I was able to detect it by ear in SSB mode.  A Doppler shifted signal 
with voice was heard several times around 0645z, coming from the 
patch of sky where Suitsat was expected at the time.  The signal was 
too weak to resolve the audio, even in SSB mode.

73 de VK3JED
http://vkradio.com
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