[amsat-bb] Need some ears to listen for VO-52, Northern EU, Canada, USA...

William Leijenaar pe1rah at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 13 01:47:39 PDT 2012


I received the news that VO-52 will be switched on in a couple of hours from now, at 13:50UTC, (03-March-2012)
Unfortunately the satellite will not pass over central Europe, and I am not able to check the status the first two orbits.

I am looking for hams in Russia, Northern Europe, Canada, USA, or others that can listen for VO-52 right after it is turned on.

! ! !  Please don't use high uplink powers !!! (We don't want it to rise temperature very fast just after cold switch on) ! ! !

Please listen for the CW beacon at 145.860, which is a good reference.
(Audio records and reports are very welcome at ISRO and myself)

73 de PE1RAH,
William Leijenaar

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