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Venerable AO-7 Satellite Approaching a Return to Full Solar Illumination


Venerable AO-7 Satellite Approaching a Return to Full Solar Illumination AMSAT-OSCAR 7 (AO-7), the oldest amateur radio satellite still in operation, is nearing a return to full illumination by the sun, which should take place around September 25 and continue until around December 26. AMSAT’s vice president of operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, says that during this period, AO-7 likely will switch between modes A (2 meters up/10 meters down) and B (70 centimeters up/2 meters down) every 24 hours.   More



(Source: ARRL - Sep 24)

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