Subject: NET NOTES March 11, 2001
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EME schedules, last update 11 Mar 2001, 18:18
Skeds for MAR 31
Time 432.040 1296.050
0130z VE6NA -WA4NJP
2200z W7QX -LU8EDR
W7CNK: now has TS-2000 wired in ckt. not much activity last night. worked EA8FF & K1FO.
K0YW: still hooking the TS-2000 in the ckt. will try to get on moon today. still
snowing and more expected.. 9.2 mtr dish.. .7db moon noise and 23.8 to 24.5
sun noise.. at flux of 175. key piece of test gear is GR-1236 type amplifier.
this can be found on e-bay.
WA9FWD: re-doing the shack. adding another rack cabinet.. QRV on 23cm only.. 13cm
is still in limbo.. no progress on 13cm system..
W5WOX: John.. LF K0YW
W2UHI: all is well. 23cm rcv system is all peaked up. rcvg sensitivity (G/T) of 70k ..
solar flux at 160 on 18 foot dish sun noise is 18.6db ..
also sees about .2db moon noise..
WA1JOF: making progress with the 6 tube amp..
WA4NJP: comment about IF rcvr.. sweeping the sky with wideband IF rcvr can be erratic
due to sources other than heavenly, and osc.. hears W5ZN all the time on 222
but not complete yet.. 2 meters last night was good as well as 6 meters..
W2FHO/M: .. No traffic..
W5ORH: (K5JL) seeing .6-.8 moon noise.. seeing about .5db less sun noise than K0YW..
K2DH: not much.. still snowing and windy.. IC-1271A for sale ...
needs info from CT1DMK for needed proms info..
K9BCT/M: looking for mod info for TS-2000.. K0YW and others have split the xcv/rcv line
and also added hi pwr xstr switching for amps ..
N1BUG: has one sked tonight.. hopes to have elevation by the Dubus contest..
VE4MA: still working towards 24ghz EME..
WB0GGM: sked requests UA9FAD, YO2IS, KL7HFQ, ******* LOOKING FOR: FT-221 and FT-301 ..
AL7EB: has .xls spreadsheet for calculating G/T ratios .. also available on SETI LEAGUE
website. email@example.com .. still working towards 23cm and 3cm EME..
ON5OF/M: In France ... heading South..
DK3WG: UA9FAD is ok for skeds.. still needs sked with AL7OB .. ********
UA3PTW lost 2 yagi system and now building 8 yagi system and hopes to
be on 70cm for contest.. also lost 2 meter antenna in storm..
CT1DMK: firstname.lastname@example.org .. no news .. was not on 70cm yesterday.. local power unstable.
May be able to set up for rcv on 24ghz in the near future.. needs to weather
proof the system.. only can do it in good wx at this time..
DL9MS: for CT1DMK..
SM4IVE: no progress yet on dish.. spring is coming though.. did hear W7CI on 10 meters
but no reply when called..
KA0Y: no traffic.. was on last night for about an hour, only lonely echoes..
will be on 70cm for the first weekend of Dubus..
W7QX: .. sked with LU8EDR ******* seems as though Aricebo did copy W7QX/W7BBM
about 10db above noise floor..
KA0RYT: now up and running with the 8 yagi system.. looking for new t/r relays.
AL7OB: .. not QRV .. will not be on till Dubus contest, waiting for parts.. no sked
requests for Dubus contests.. random only..
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Attached is the info received from N6TZ regarding Aricibo. I was on 1296
last night (March 10) between 0400 and 0500 GMT but nil heard.
----- Original Message -----
From: Dr. H. Paul Shuch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Jerry Kleker <email@example.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 4:54 PM
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Aricibo tests]
> >From: "Jerry Kleker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >By coincidence W7BBM and I were in QSO on March 6 between
> >0200 and 0225 GMT. For Aricibo the frequency should have been around
> >1296.009 with doppler in consideration.
> >It would be interesting to know if they heard us.
> For that time frame, Arecibo reports:
> >We managed to get one observation at 1296.009 confirmed by the FUDDs at
> Arecibo and Jodrell.
> Since they are running 14 seconds of integration, they of course cannot
> identify callsigns. But it does appear that the station they detected
> could well have been you and/or BBM. (Bear in mind, Project Phoenix is
> designed for ETI confirmations, *not* for EME, so their system is less
> ideal from our standpoint.)
> 73, Paul N6TX
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