[amsat-bb] Little Girl that lives aboard AO-85

Peter Laws plaws0 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 14:54:15 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 9:43 AM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> The voice is that of Veronica Monteiro, the daughter of Tony Monteiro,
> AA2TX (SK), former AMSAT VP Engineering and principle designer of the
> Fox satellites. The voice beacon "Hi, this is amateur radio satellite
> Fox-1" is transmitted when the transponder has not been keyed up for
> three minutes. The subaudible telemetry is also transmitted while the
> beacon is active, allowing ground stations to collect telemetry when
> there are no users on the satellite.

OK, so not trapped there being forced to watch bad movies. Phew.

I have to say, though, that I'm amazed that it had been quiet for 3
minutes!  :-)

Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!

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