[amsat-bb] AO-85 Testing November 8 and 9

alancresswell at xtra.co.nz alancresswell at xtra.co.nz
Mon Nov 9 21:12:39 UTC 2015

Hi Mark,

Well another pass to report.  09-11-15 at AOS 2035, 58 Deg El.
As before , No telemetry, no tone required, solid response from transponder.
Uplink 2.5w to nominal 15db yagi.
Up FMN, down FMN.
Downlink crossed 10 el Yagi.
Downlink signal  pushing my TS-2000 to full scale - S9 + 60db for most of 
the pass.

Hope that helps.
73  Alan

-----Original Message----- 
From: Mark L. Hammond
Sent: Monday, November 9, 2015 8:32 PM
To: Amsat - BBs
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-85 Testing November 8 and 9

Thanks for the report, Alan.  The Command Team really appreciates reports
like this during our testing....keep the reports coming!


Mark N8MH

Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2015 19:16:42 -0000
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AO-85 Orbit 461
No telemetry, No tone required for access.  Excellent signal from the
transponder on the 1855 UT 15 deg pass over ZL this morning.

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