[amsat-bb] Happy Birthday COMPASS-1

Mike Rupprecht mail at mike-rupprecht.de
Sun Apr 26 06:52:17 PDT 2009


in two days we will celebrate the first anniversary of COMPASS-1.

We are happy to announce three DTMF commands to the whole community in order
to say THANK YOU.

Uplink frequency: 145.980 MHz FM, DTMF tones

These are as follows:

**35##  - request a test beacon CW
**36##  - request a test packet 1k2 AFSK FM (UI-Frame)
**60##  - request a housekeeping frame in 1k2 AFSK FM (KISS frame)

Every command will be confirmed with a short "beep" on the CW frequency. 

* frequency for CW beacon is 437.275 MHz
* frequency for packet radio is 437.405 MHz

See here for COMPASS decoding software http://www.dk3wn.info/software.shtml

We'd be happy if you send us your received data to
compass1cubesat at googlemail.com
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask us.

Have much fun, 73 and thank you !

Kevin, DG9KK
Mike, DK3WN

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