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Re: AO-16 ON in voice mode 10May08 1020utc



Mark L. Hammond wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> This morning I turned AO-16 ON in voice mode around 1020utc.  The output power is reduced a bit and is reported as 700 mW by the telemetry.
>
> It is possible that it will cease transmitting; any reports that help narrow down an approximate time for such an event will be helpful.  Also, reports of its continued operation will also be appreciated. 
>
> If you hear AO-16 in voice mode, free to use it.  If you hear it "hummmming" in digital mode, please do not transmit to the satellite.
>
> AO-16 Uplink:   145.920 MHz FM
> AO-16 Downlink: 437.0260 MHz DSB (LSB and USB)
>
>
> On behalf of the command team,
>
> Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]
>
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>   
Mark,

I also tried AO-16 on the last pass over Alaska.  I could not hear 
anything.  I listened for the
for the hum in case it was in digital mode and not hearing anything.

Dale - KL7XJ
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