[amsat-bb] Re: PCSAT2 Special Ops on 12 Sept

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Sep 13 06:01:48 PDT 2006

> Is PCSAT2 off until removal from the ISS? 
> I was wondering if it might be turned on for a while
> after EVA #2.  

We will be turning on PCSAT2 for its last day in orbit this
Afternoon 2 hours after the EVA secures.  It will remain on 
Until Thursday afternoon when it will be secured for the last

We will be operating the Voice downlink during the morning
Passes over the East Coast for my class at the Naval Academy
And welcome other pre-arranged contacts.  Contact me.

de WB4APR, Bob
USNA PCSAT2 command station.

> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 8:51 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] PCSAT2 Special Ops on 14 Sept
> PCSAT2 on ISS continues to operate its FM voice downlink on
> 437.975 on most passes during waking hours.  Since the Shuttle
> has been delayed for several days, and passes are 20+ minutes
> earlier each day, this results in passes during the Naval
> Academy's morning classroom hours in the USA area next week.
> For EASTERN USA stations, we want to make a special FM voice
> contact with other schools.  The 0903 EDT and 1036 EDT passes
> Tuesday the 12th will occur during our students satellite lab
> period and we hope to contact other schools or VIP ARISS
> stations.
> If you want to set up a station during that class time, let us
> know so we can coordinate.
> Thanks,
> WB4APR, Bob
> USNA Satellite Lab
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