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Re: AO-7 Mode A



Correct Bob,
                  Until April. Just keep an eye on 
<http://www.planetemily.com/ao7/ao7log.php>

73 John   <la2qaa@amsat.org>   AO-7 Resource Page admin:

PS.  Worro! Ray, long time no see ... must be more than 10 years?.
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>From: Bob McGwier <n4hy@idaccr.org>
>To: RaySoifer@cs.com
>CC: amsat-bb@amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 Mode A
>Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 14:45:38 -0500
>
>I believe AO-7 is now in constant sunlight and therefore the 24 hour
>counter should work and swap modes accordingly.
>
>Bob
>N4HY
>
>
>RaySoifer@cs.com wrote:
> > Today at 1700 GMT, AO-7 came up in Mode A and stayed there for the 
>entire
> > pass.  I had no trouble getting in with approximately 100 W eirp, 
>producing an S7
> > downlink signal through my very unremarkable 10-meter receiving system: 
>a
> > Ten-Tec Argonaut V and a Hy-Gain AV-640 vertical antenna.  The beacon, 
>on 29.502,
> > was at about the same strength.
> >
> > There was only one problem: mine was the only signal in the passband.
> >
> > Moral: if you don't find AO-7 on Mode B (U/V), try Mode A.  You might be
> > pleasantly surprised!
> >
> > 73,
> >
> > Ray W2RS


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