SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-102.01 ANS Special Bulletin AO-51 Second Repeater for Scouting's 100th Anniversary Contacts
AMSAT News Service Bulletin 102.01
From AMSAT HQ SILVER SPRING, MD.
April 12, 2010 To All RADIO AMATEURS BID: $ANS-102.01
AMSAT-NA VP Operations, Drew KO4MA says that AO-51 is now running two FM repeaters to support contacts by the Boy Scouts celebrating their 100th anniversary this week.
The second repeater is available for Scouting stations, and when not in use by the Boy Scouts, low power stations are welcome. We define low power as 10 watts or less, AND omni or handheld antennas only:
Uplink: 145.880 MHz FM for Scouting contacts Downlink: 435.150 MHz FM for Scouting contacts Downlink Power 450 mW
The main repeater is still open for general traffic. The 67 Hz PL access testing continues on this repeater:
Uplink: 145.920 MHz FM for general contacts Downlink: 435.300 MHz FM for general contacts Downlink Power 470 mW
See http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/echo/CTNews.php for the latest AO-51 Control Team News.
[ANS thanks the AO-51 Control Team for the above information]