Used CAS4B for my one WFD contact. Even with a low 15 degree max el orbit far to the east signals were strong, and stable. Next to FO29, this is my favorite linear bird, but few people use it. Had a young blind student on that satellite making contacts about 2 weeks ago. Have yet to make a CW contact on it though, but hardly necessary since SSB signals are so strong/clear.
73, Bob, WB4SON
On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 11:09 AM, Robert Bruninga [email protected] wrote:
Crawling from under my rock today to help a student find a satellite to tune in, I saw CAS-4B. And it was a 36 degree pass. Tuned it in and heard lots of SSB contacts and 2 CW contacts! Nice!
Being under my packet radio rock, I had not realized such a good linear bird was at our latitudes. I guess I confused it with the packet ones only workable from Florida.
Anyway, nice linear bird!
Back under my rock. Have to deliver PSAT2 in 2 weeks.
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