[amsat-bb] LilacSat

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Tue Nov 10 23:34:04 UTC 2015

By the way, an Arrow and HT is fine for LilacSat, when it's on. The
quieting you heard was likely the 9600 baud telemetry.


Paul, N8HM

On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 6:31 PM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> 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
> Saturday.
> Hopefully the schedule for transponder operations will be expanded as
> the satellite completes it's mission objectives.
> 73,
> 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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