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Re: L/S Mode



Greg and
I will try to make every pass available on 7/10.  I have been praying to the L band gods.  We'll see what happens.  10 watts-40feet hardline-40 turn helix.
73 Bob W7LRD
Seattle

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg@hotmail.com> 

> Nothing heard on the 05:10z pass. Only a 10 degree pass, but off in a 
> favorable direction (no trees). Downlink carrier was very weak and barely 
> there, if at all. Keying up on 1268 had no effect, as before, though I 
> doubt I would have heard anything even if it had.. 
> 
> Anybody having success? 
> 
> Greg KO6TH 
> 
> 
> ----Original Message Follows---- 
> From: "Greg D." 
> To: snyderb@cox.net, amsat-bb@amsat.org 
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: L/S Mode 
> Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 20:53:55 -0700 
> 
> Hi Bruce, 
> 
> Well something's working. I just finished the 03:30z pass here. I heard a 
> couple of partial calls on the 2401.200+/- ghz downlink - VE7C?? and another 
> partial suffix. The pass started with someone with a nice clear signal and 
> a Spanish/Mexican accent. There was a call sign, but I didn't catch it. 
> 
> However, I was not able to get into the bird myself on 1268.700 +/-. Not 
> even a change in static, even right after I heard an apparent full-quieting 
> "kerchunk". This is with my new and unproven helix antenna, so I have one 
> too many unknowns here to know what the problem is. I did follow the same 
> doppler process on the L-band uplink, and also swept the general vicinity, 
> so that shouldn;t have been the problem, and the pass peaked at about 50 
> degrees. Nothing back from my uplink. 
> 
> Anybody else have a go at it? 
> 
> Greg KO6TH. 
> 
> 
> ----Original Message Follows---- 
> From: "Bruce" 
> To: 
> Subject: [amsat-bb] L/S Mode 
> Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 22:26:06 -0400 
> 
> BB 
> 
> Either my S-Band D/L is not working or the sat never shifted into the 
> new 
> mode. Comments from the bb. 
> 
> 73 Bruce KG4YEV 
> 
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