skristof at etczone.net
Wed Nov 11 00:01:27 UTC 2015
Thank you, Paul and Scott!
I'll set my LilacSat alarm for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Catch you on the satellites!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Stoetzer" <n8hm at arrl.net>
To: "Steve Kristoff" <skristof at etczone.net>
Cc: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] LilacSat
> 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
>> 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>
>>> 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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