[amsat-bb] Re: old-sat questions
Auke de Jong, VE6PWN
sparkycivic at shaw.ca
Sat Jan 26 20:52:27 PST 2008
OOps! I just realized that it is indeed on the list, under it's other name:
XO-53. My bad.
BUT, I still wouldn't mind finding out how to add custom TLE's into
Orbitron's existing files permanently.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Auke de Jong, VE6PWN" <sparkycivic at shaw.ca>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>; "Douglas Quagliana"
<dquagliana at aol.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 9:41 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: old-sat questions
> hmm, that one's not in my Orbitron list....
> If I add it's Keps to my "amateur.txt", they'll get wiped-out in the next
> Anyone know how to prevent this?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Douglas Quagliana" <dquagliana at aol.com>
> To: "Auke de Jong, VE6PWN" <sparkycivic at shaw.ca>
> Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 3:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] old-sat questions
>> Hi Auke,
>> If you are listening for supposedly "dead" amateur radio
>> satellites, then you might also want to listen for SSETI
>> Express on 437.250 using NBFM. SSETI went silent
>> shortly after launch. If it ever wakes up, you should hear
>> 9600 baud data signals on 437.250. This will sound like
>> white noise - slightly different than static.
>> Douglas KA2UPW/5
>> Auke de Jong, VE6PWN wrote:
>>> Hello List,
>>> With the recent "resurrections" of old sats lately, I have decided to do
>>> some listening for other old sats which might, one day, un-fail. I
>>> that the most likely ones would be Oscar-6 and Oscar-8. According to
>>> what information I have found thus far, their original modes of failure
>>> were battery-shorts a-la AO-7/AO-40, therfore they might also un-short
>>> based on my extremely limited knowledge of their design(assumptions
>>> comparing to ao-7) and regain their power supply.
>>> The problem that I am having, is that I can't find much information
>>> AO-6's beacon transmitter frequencies for which to listen. Can anyone
>>> here offer some information about the beacon transmitter frequencies
>>> for AO-6, and perhaps any other tech info such as how they might behave
>>> without command-station intervention?
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