[amsat-bb] Re: FO-29

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Sep 25 06:12:40 PDT 2008

> Remember "Experimenter's Wednesday" on AO-51 a year or 2 ago?

We now run the "experimental" modes for a ~week at a time.

> What about a proposal to the AO-51 command team to set one of the 2
> transponders to FM VHF downlink and UHF uplink ( reverse of what is 
> normal )
> to do a ISS/SSTV test?

AO-51 only has 435 and 2401 transmitters.

>  Okay, that will be almost impossible, but
> for testing purposes perhaps on a specific pass a designated station can 
> be
> the TX and everyone else can test their RX capabilities.

We are working on this idea already...more to come soon!

73, Drew KO4MA 

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