[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite Recordings 2 Year Anniversary

Mani VU2WMY wmy at isac.gov.in
Mon Mar 19 07:14:10 PDT 2012

Congratulations, John !

No doubt, it is going to be a great treasure in the history of Amateur  
Radio Satellites.
Thanks for your commitment, dedication and hard work for the good  
cause of 'Amateur Radio'.
Wish you all the very best and good luck in all your future endeavors.

73 de

Quoting John Papay <john at papays.com>:

> Today marks the two year anniversary of my satellite
> recordings website.  Since March 18th, 2010, there have
> been about 2800 recordings posted totaling about 1.9Gb.
> AO-51 is the most recorded satellite with 1358 files.  It
> was a great bird and its demise was a great loss to the
> satellite community.  But the sound from it is preserved.
> It's interesting to go back and listen to some of the older
> recordings to see what has changed and what has not changed.
> AO-27 is the second most popular with about 920 recordings.  They
> are all edited to remove the part of the pass that is either silent
> or contains telemetry.
> HO-68 is another bird which we all miss.  There are 86 pass
> recordings to remember it by.  Likewise there are 69 recordings
> of SO-67, a bird you could hear easily with a rubber duck antenna.
> There are linear bird recordings as well but I don't post many
> since you have to tune around to pick up qso's and then stay
> with them for a bit.  But they are there and some show how much
> like HF a linear bird can sound like when someone like UT1FG/MM
> shows up from a wet grid.
> Now that VO-52 is back on I'll try to post some recordings of
> that one as well.
> I'm not sure how much longer I'll continue to post these recordings.
> Many that could b
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