[amsat-bb] FM signal on FO-29?

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Sun Nov 8 22:33:56 UTC 2015

Speaking of FM signals on FO-29, you'll be able to hear the AO-85
transponder through FO-29 when their paths cross as well. I wonder if
you could get a high enough SNR to decode the DUV...


Paul, N8HM

On Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 5:30 PM, Clayton W5PFG <w5pfg at amsat.org> wrote:
> I wouldn't recommend playing the FM audio heard via FO-29 to a group of
> children. Normally it's not English.  It's most likely NOT a religious
> broadcast based on their choice of crude words.
> 73
> Clayton
> On 11/8/2015 16:13, Zach Leffke wrote:
>> So yes, in the last couple weeks I've seen a LOT of FM activity on
>> FO-29.  And based on my experience with Friday's pass, which was
>> ascending, I'm leading towards the Central/South America QRM theory.
>> Lots of strong FM activity as the pass started and the satellite was
>> over the lower latitudes, but as FO-29 ascended over higher latitudes
>> towards the north pole, the FM activity died down.
>> -Zach, KJ4QLP
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