[amsat-bb] Re: Cal Poly's CP6 Satellite Launching May 5th

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Sat May 2 19:09:53 PDT 2009

> Cal Poly's next satellite, CP6, is 
> scheduled to launch on May 5th between
> 20:00 and 23:00 EDT.
> Modulation: FSK (but uses LSB cheat to make AFSK)
> Radio Mode: LSB (neccesary for LSB cheat)
> Baud Rate: 1200  baud
> Beacon rate: 1 beacon every 2 minutes

I sure hope they have a true FSK demodulator, because trying to match almost 9000 Hz of Doppler in the blind to within 100 Hz or so to use AFSK for something that only lasts a second will be a real challenge....

But it is good to see something new in space!


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