[amsat-bb] KKS-1

Robert Smith dukenuke at pixi.com
Sun Feb 1 16:28:29 PST 2009


I am looking for the "easy way out" here. 
I've loaded up the current Celestrak keps 
for the new satellites. Names have now been
assigned to KKS-1 and PRISM (amongst

Several days ago I was copying KKS-1 and
PRISM with significant separation in time. 
Suddenly the new keps have them orbiting
much closer. Since I copy in FM I have to 
translate a recorded signal on audio software.
This morning I copied (per the new keps) what
I thought was KKS-1 and then switched over to
PRISM. I experienced  "fading" on both birds. 

Later "translation"  of the first CW signals revealed the 

,,,,, etc etc. 

This data does not resemble previous KKS-1 
beacons I have copied although the time and 
freq. appears very close to the new KEPS. 
Certainly, I will continue to investigate but perhaps
someone already knows the answer/s??

Mahalo for your kokua (Thanks for your help)

robert, NH7WN 

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