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Sumbandila OSCAR 67 Satellite Active Over the Americas

10/01/2010

The FM repeater aboard the South African Sumbandila OSCAR 67 (SO-67) satellite will be activated over North and South America from Monday, October 4 through Sunday, October 10.

According to the announcement from AMSAT-NA Vice President of Operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, the repeater will be available for 15 minutes beginning at the following times (UTC):

October 4            11:18
                              14:15
                              17:20

 October 5           12:30
                              15:29
                              18:33

 October 6           10:40
                              13:39
                              16:43

 October 7           11:55
                              14:51
                              17:57

 October 8           13:04
                              16:06
                              19:10

 October 9           11:18
                              14:14
                              17:20

 October 10         10:58
                              13:56
                              17:02

 (Activity periods calculated by Ed Clayo, N8BBQ.)

The SO-67 repeater receives at 145.875 MHz FM (233.6 CTCSS) and re-transmits at 435.345 MHz FM. Local pass predictions are available from AMSAT-NA’s online calculator.



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