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Subject: Re: Satellite feeds with morse code.
From: "Eric A. Cottrell" <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 09:44:07 -0400
> Recently I have found some satellite feeds are sending (?) morse code on
> a different audio frequency.
Very common on this side of the pond (USA). Over here it is know as
FCC requirement after the Captain Midnight incident. It gives
uplinker name and contact telephone number in case of problems.
73 Eric firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Thor 1 reception in central Europe (dBW & dish size) and
From: email@example.com (J.M.Jahn)
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 13:55:58 GMT
On Thu, 21 Aug 1997 01:47:04 +0200, "Mikael Oesterhed" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Daz ha scritto nell'articolo <email@example.com>...
>>firstname.lastname@example.org (Mal Titmus) wrote:
>>>Thor 1 gives around 54 dbw in Holland, so given a fair rain fade
>>>margin a dish of around 60-80cm will be fine........lucky bastards
>>I use a 80 cm dish for THOR 1 in Holland, with a high noise figure
>>LNB (1.2 to 1.4dB). The signal quality is excellent except on really
>>I guess with a good LNB 80cm would give you a good signal all
>>the time. Don't forget the polarity is circular on THOR 1 !!
>Any idea what disksize would be needed in northern Italy (Milan) for Thor 1
>What about Sirius and other Scandinavian satellites ?
>All information that may be useful for seeing the Scandinavians satellites
>in Milan would be highly appreciated. Many thanks ..
GOTO www.billeberga.com and download SMW software or go to the source
www.smw.se This program has what you need to determine everything
you asked . I don't know if they updated it with THOR 2 mine only has
footprint from THOR 1 which indicates that Milan is just barely in
Joseph M. Jahn - Painter
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