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RE: AO-40 beacon frequency question.



> 
> Greetings,
> 
> I know that the nominal frequency is 2401.323, but is there 
> an accurate estimate of the actual value, and it's stability? By 
> subtracting out the Doppler and comparing it to my receive 
> frequency I could get a good idea of how much drift I am seeing 
> in my downconverter.
> 
> Any comments appreciated,

Try catching the satellite when it is at apogee, and apparent
range is steady.  If the satellite appears motionless, from your
station, there is no Doppler.  Check your freq at that time, it will
be close.

Mike.

El Paso.
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