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Re: AO7



Is it possible that it reset because someone used too much power on  
the bird?  It's common knowledge to use the lowest power you can on  
any satellite, however I know some people crank it up and even use  
amplifiers which many times makes the bird unusable for others.

73 de W4AS
Sebastian

On Dec 16, 2008, at 9:03 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:

> That is odd. The satellite is still well illuminated, so it might be  
> that
> the user load peaked at a particularly bad instance and the buss  
> dropped
> enough to reset the timer. Pure speculation on my part though!
>
> 73, Drew KO4MA
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <k3szh@netzero.net>
> To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 8:48 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO7
>
>
>> AO7 at 01:18 utc was in mode "B" , what a surprise from the earlier  
>> pass
>> that was in mode "A". I believe it will stay in mode "B" for some  
>> time.
>> 73
>> Joe
>> Amsat 3788
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