[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]


I'm having trouble receiving DO-64.
  It seems to be strongest at the beginning of the pass and then gets weaker.
  What is the polarization of the up link and down link?
  I'm using a KLM 14 el LHCP for down link and 11 turn helix RHCP for up link.
  When conditions are good (no local QRM) , I can hear AO7, VO-5, and FO-29 easily AOS/LOS even thought I have ground clutter up to about 20 degrees with my antennas 8 ft. off the ground.
  I would be interested in how strong others are receiving DO-64 and at what signal strengths.
  By the way, the beacon sounds stronger than the transponder signals.
  Mike K9QHO
  AMSAT 33589
Sent via AMSAT-BB@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb