[amsat-bb] Re: Cape-1 not Heard in IO92

Jonathan Wagner jonathan at jonathanwagner.net
Sat Apr 21 11:24:40 PDT 2007


First the FSK is dropped and then the the CW beacons are spaced out.  I
don't remember the steps off hand, but will try to post something once I
get in touch with the guy who did our OBC.

Jonathan

On Sat, April 21, 2007 11:36 am, G0MRF at aol.com wrote:
>
> Hi.
>
> I also tried the morning passes over the uk today. I hoped that the
> satellite would recover having been in sunlight for long time before AOS.
>  However,
> nothing heard.
>
> The last time I heard Cape 1 was at 22.14 on Wednesday April 18th with the
> satellite heading north from the UK having just emerged from eclipse over
> Spain
>  on orbit 24.  It sent its call - Which I misread as K5USA, followed by a
> string of seven zeros which faded into the noise.
>
> Jonathan.  Can you tell us what the satellite is programmed to do in  its
> safe modes?
>
> What should we be listening for now?
>
> Thanks
>
> David  G0MRF
>
>
>
>
>
> In a message dated 21/04/2007 13:57:18 GMT Standard Time,
> g7hia at btinternet.com writes:
>
> Hi  Jonathan and the list,
>
> Listened for 31126 (Cape-1?)  this  afternoon on the expected 13:00 UTC
> pass
> in range Central England.
>
> Used  day 110.701138 keps taken from  Space Track this morning. Minitored
> for
>  over 30 minutes, nothing heard.
>
> 17 el X Yagi RHCP  Radio YAESU  FT847
>
> 73 John G7HIA
>
>



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