[amsat-bb] AO-85 "reset" during pass

Daniel Estévez daniel at destevez.net
Sun Nov 8 18:43:18 UTC 2015

I'm a bit doubtful on the no 67Hz on input theory. There were several
stations trying to hit the satellite, including me. I was using only 5W,
so perhaps the satellite won't lock to my 67Hz tone except in good
conditions, but the other stations were probably using more power.

El 08/11/15 a las 18:19, David G0MRF escribió:
> I think that just means there was no 67Hz on the input to start the 1
> minute timer.
> However, there were some mails about testing another mode yesterday, so
> the answer may be there.
> 73
> David
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Estévez <daniel at destevez.net>
> To: amsat-bb <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Sun, 8 Nov 2015 14:37
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-85 "reset" during pass
> Hi all, An unusual thing happened during AO-85 last pass over Europe, at
> about 14:20 UTC or so. The transponder stopped working and the satellite
> went silent for about a minute. Then came the voice announcement in the
> lines of "Hi! This is radio amateur satellite Fox 1", and some seconds
> later the transponder started working again. I'm sorry that I have no
> telemetry recording of the pass to try to see what happened. 73, Dani
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