[amsat-bb] Re: Status VO-52

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 17:53:26 PST 2012

Maybe yes, maybe no.

He did it because he wanted to, NOT because we demanded it!

Stefan, VE4NSA

On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 7:43 PM, i8cvs <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it> wrote:
> Hi Stefan VE4NSA
> When AO40 was in trouble, did Stacey Mils W4SM control station
> wasting his time with his daily reports on AMSAT-BB ?
> 73" de
> i8CVS Domenico
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stefan Wagener" <wageners at gmail.com>
> To: "i8cvs" <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it>
> Cc: <pe0sat at vgnet.nl>; "Nitin Muttin" <vu3tyg at yahoo.co.in>; "Amsat - BBs"
> <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 2:23 AM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Status VO-52
> As much as I appreciate the concerns, I rather have the team working
> on getting the satellite up and running again.
> I don't need weekly updates! When they have something important to say
> they will. It's that simple. Don't waste their time.
> Stefan, VE4NSA
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 5:56 PM, i8cvs <domenico.i8cvs at tin.it> wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "PE0SAT" <pe0sat at vgnet.nl>
>> To: "Nitin Muttin" <vu3tyg at yahoo.co.in>
>> Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>> Sent: Monday, March 05, 2012 7:45 AM
>> Subject: [amsat-bb] Status VO-52
>>> Hi Nithin,
>>> Is there a way that you, ISRO or Amsat India can keep us (Ham Radio
>>> community) informed about the status of VO-52.
>>> The silence around VO-52 gives me a bad feeling.
>>> Maybe it is possible to gives us an update lets say every week?
>>> More frequent is also welcome ;-)
>>> 73 Jan PE0SAT
>> Hi Jan, PE0SAT
>> I agree with you because I am interested to know if the Indian
>> transponder has been switched or not with the Dutch transponder
>> and what the result was.
>> The silence around VO-52 make me concerned because after
>> AO-51 died probably VO-52 in my opinion has been used to
>> much in FM all over the world determining a deterioration
>> of the batteries.
>> We need VO-52 because OSCAR-7 is strongly FMing and the
>> rest of satellites except FO-29 are in very bad conditions.
>> I would like to receive an official report about the VO-52
>> situation from ISRO through AMSAT-India very often,
>> I agree with you every week or less.
>> I remember that when AO40 was in truble we got a dayly
>> report on AMSAT-BB every day from Stacey Mills,W4SM
>> because he was the main command station of the bird and
>> this make a great difference.
>> I can't understand why the command station for VO-52
>> must be ISRO using not amateur frequencies enstead of
>> AMSAT India using the amateur bands.
>> Best 73" de
>> i8CVS Domenico
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