[amsat-bb] Re: COMPASS-1 needs your help

Alan Cresswell alancresswell at xtra.co.nz
Tue Aug 19 16:33:17 PDT 2008

Hi Mike,

All commands sent at 2202 UT.  All accepted. No immediate response from
beacon but beacon came on just before LOS and managed to capture a full
frame.  Data decoded OK as follows:

19.08.2008 22:18UTC    FF140000180100200000900005
Solar Cell Voltage     5.00 V
Solar Panel 6 Cur      125.49 mA
Solar Panel 2 Cur      6.27 mA
Solar Panel 3 Cur      150.59 mA
Solar Panel 4 Cur      0.00 mA
Solar Panel 5 Cur      0.00 mA
EPS Reset Counter      0 
Power Level            Critical Battery Capacity 
Heater Active          Battery Heater OFF 
Power Safe Counter     0 
Emergency Mode Counter     0 
Battery Voltage        2.82 V
Battery Current        0.00 mA
Battery Temperature     5 °C

Resent the heater off command just before LOS and accepted OK at 22:10:30.


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