7 Apr 2010

Moonbounce from Aricibo

The Arecibo Observatory Amateur Radio Club KP4AOwill be putting the 1000-foot radio telescope on the air for 432 MHz EME from April 16-18. It can be heard with a small hand-held yagi pointed at the moon. A 15 dBi antenna and 100 W will be enough to work us on CW.

Times of operation are:

April 16: 1645 - 1930 UTC,
April 17: 1740 - 2020 UTC,
April 18: 1840 - 2125 UTC

Tx Frequency: 432.045 MHz,
Rx Frequency: 432.050 to 432.060+
Tx power: 400 W,
Antenna gain: 60 dBi

1 comment:

Dave said...

KP4AO FB UR RST 5NN HR ON OUR PLANET SOLARIS NR PROXIMA CENTAURI = GREETINGS EARTHLINGS KN

:-)

What a cool thing to be able to do - work Aricibo on 70cms!

73 DE G8JGO