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Re: AO-7 back in full sun



There is something to be said for control systems that are made from 
discrete parts and do not need software to run. 

;-).

Stamping out my Neoluddite tendencies in NJ,
Bob
N4HY



Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> It looks like AO-7 is back in a period of continuous illumination, and the 
> 24 hr timer is working. Perusing the data at 
> http://www.planetemily.com/ao7/ao7log.php it looks like the daily mode 
> change between Mode A and B is occurring around 1130 to 1145Z each day. 
> Eclipses return April 3rd, 2007, and we expect the timer to be interrupted 
> near this date. This is a good time to enjoy our old friend in a predictable 
> manner, especially if you are a Mode A fan. Please keep your transponded 
> signals from FMing as a too strong signal may reset the satellite, and make 
> some contacts!
>
> 73, Drew KO4MA 
>
>
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