August 30, 2012


AO-51 was a wonderful bird .Since the end of its mission ( 2011) so much said about the missed FM repeater . But I've missed its joy since the PACSAT BBS was shutdown.

AO-51 contains a digital subsystem that transmits TLM on 70cm and provides complete PACSAT BBS that can be configured on both V and S band up-links.

Below are some photos I received from my Friends Roy / W0SL and Siegfried / DD1JSN .

Dated - 2005 via VHF/UHF FM (9600 bps AX.25).

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