[amsat-bb] LilacSat

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Tue Nov 10 23:31:30 UTC 2015

It was likely switched out of transponder mode on the last pass over
China. They tend to turn it on during the first pass over China around
2200 UTC on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and turn it off during the
first pass over China around 2200 UTC on Tuesday, Thursday, and

Hopefully the schedule for transponder operations will be expanded as
the satellite completes it's mission objectives.


Paul, N8HM

On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 6:27 PM, Steve Kristoff <skristof at etczone.net> wrote:
> A few minutes ago I went out in the backyard for a try at LilacSat. It should have been practically overhead here, but I didn't hear anything. I got a brief moment of quieting in the receiver as if a carrier was transmitted, but heard no voices.
> I'm using an Arrow Antenna. Is that not enough to work the LilacSat?
> All constructive suggestions would be appreciated!
> Steve Kristoff AI9IN
> skristof at etczone.com
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