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

Raul Romero CA3SOC ce3soc at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 19:22:32 PDT 2008

435.250 is beacon ???


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Cresswell" <alancresswell at xtra.co.nz>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 7:33 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: COMPASS-1 needs your help

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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