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Re: Suitsat observation from Alaska--very weak!



Yes---Typo...too early in morning!  Pass was 6:09am local.

145.990 and I was actually tuned 145.989-145.988 where signals were heard.
I was hoping my 21.3 dBi antenna gain would make enough difference but not
the case due to my latitude 60.675N is 10 degrees north of ISS orbit's most
northern extension and closest range is 1354km (846mi) with highest el~14 deg.

If cross-band repeat of suitsat is achieved by ISS, then I think there is
still a chance for success by many.  Otherwise it will take big antenna
systems with low noise preamps to pickup this signal even on direct
overhead passes.  This does not look like a signal for arrows and HT's.

GL, Ed - KL7UW

At 12:02 PM 2/4/2006 -0500, A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:
>You mean 145.99 I hope! ;-)
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