Sigh. Just went out to try to work AO-51, couldn’t hear anything from the satellite, nor could I raise it. It was only after I got back inside that I remembered that the powers that be had scheduled some days where the 1.2ghz uplink was active. Sadly, that means that while passing by California, not a single ham with the necessary equipment chose to work the uplink.
SO-50 pass coming up shortly.
Addendum: Got W5YM, AD7ZQ and XE2BL.
Addendum2: Spent some more time playing around with cocoaModem. Looking for PSK31 signals, I actually had the best luck on 80m, which was suprisingly un-noisy and had quite a few signals, even though I just had a 20m dipole up. Here’s a screengrab: