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PCSAT coming back first half of June?



According to my tracker, PCSAT will be in full sunlight from June 2 to June 16, based on the latest keps from Spacetrack. As I understand it, the batteries on this satellite are very weak, and will not hold enough charge to support transmitting if it's eclipsed for too long, but given enough sun it is usable.

This is an excellent bird when it's operational, every bit as easy to work as the ISS digipeater was, so I'm looking forward to filling in a few grids with it over the next few weeks using my modest ground station.

-Joe, N8FQ
Grand Haven, Michigan EN62wx
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