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Re: AO-51 2nd repeater operational

Thanks, Drew. I tried it on a straight overhead pass with my IC-W32  
on high power, thru an Arrow II Satellite handheld antenna, but no  
joy. The squelch did open for a few minutes during the peak of the  
pass, but I was unable to discern any audio.

73 de Dennis KD7CAC
Scottsdale, AZ

On May 28, 2008, at 7:51 AM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:

> 145.86 is the old 2m digital uplink. 145.88 is the 2nd repeater  
> voice uplink.
> 73, Drew
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dennis Griffin"  
> <eagleeyedennis@yahoo.com>
> To: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 10:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-51 2nd repeater operational
>> MacDoppler Pro has the tx as 145.860. Can you confirm which it is?  
>> A  good pass coming up here in my area.
>> 73 de Dennis KD7CAC
>> Scottsdale, AZ
>> On May 28, 2008, at 6:47 AM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
>>> Just a reminder that the 2nd repeater is active on AO-51,  
>>> 145.880  uplink and
>>> 435.150 downlink. It is not restricted to QRP this time, but we  
>>> do  ask that
>>> only FM voice be used. Those that have been reluctant to use the FM
>>> satellites should give it a try, there is no contention. Last  
>>> night  on the
>>> first east coast pass, there were only 3 stations the entire pass.
>>> 73, Drew KO4MA
>>> AMSAT VP Operations

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