• AO-109 (RadFxSat-2/AMSAT Fox-1E) Open for Amateur Use

    From ARRL de WD1CKS@VERT/WLARB to QST on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 17:22:46
    07/20/2021

    AMSAT's Engineering and Operations Teams have announced that AO-109 (RadFxSat-2/AMSAT Fox-1E) is now open for amateur use. AMSAT advises operators to use efficient modes for making contacts, such as CW or FT4, because issues with the satellite make SSB voice contacts "challenging at best." An article in the May/June 2021 issue (Vol. 44, No. 3) of The AMSAT Journal details the various attempts to characterize AO-109 and its apparent problems. - Thanks to Jerry Buxton, NOJY, and Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA

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