[amsat-bb] Re: Tracking FCAL and NMARS

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Dec 21 08:02:05 PST 2006

> >In addition to listening for RAFT on 145.825 and NMARS on
> >27.965.2 LSB +/-1 KHz or so, we also need people listening 
> >on 437.385 for FCAL. 
> What is the expected lifetime of these objects before they 
> re-enter the atmosphere?  

ANDE and FCAL over a year.  RAFT and MARScom under 5 months.

Notice the updated frequency for NMARS.  It is 27.965.2 LSB at
the center of the pass.  Should be 1 KHz higher at the start of
the pass.

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