[aprssig] Which Sat is on 144.39?
bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Aug 12 21:05:17 CDT 2007
> PCSAT, NO-44 has a TX on 144.39 as well as 145.825.
So if your local area has implemented the New-N paradigm such
that QRM from dupes is reduced drastically, then often your
mobile will capture packets from PCSAT-11 when it comes
overhead. With the reduced QRM of the New-N Paradigm settings,
there is quite a bit of quiet time between packets, and it is
not unusual to capture packets from PCSAT-11. Which is it's
callsign on the 144.39 downlink.
Go to http://pcsat.aprs.org and you can see if it is getting
good sun angles. If so, you will see lots of packets from
PCSAT-11. The packets from W3ADO-1 are also often heard on that
downlink because they are crossconnected when in default mode.
> simulcast. No receiver on 144.39 as it's pointless from up
> there anyway.
> 73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
> On 8/9/07, KEVIN KIBBE <kkibbe at rogers.com> wrote:
> I just spent two weeks in Newfoundland, most of it far
> away from any other aprs users. A few times a day some
> satellite would pass over and I would hear, and my d700 would
> decode (or partially decode) a few downlinks. Some of the
> stations I heard were VE3FFR, KB1GVR-9, VA3POT, K5VR and a
> few others.
> My question is what satellite was this? I saw mention
> in the decodes of NO-44 and PCSAT but this was with out a
> doubt 144.390MHz.
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