[amsat-bb] Re: COMPASS-1 Close Approach
doug.papay at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 10:07:42 PST 2010
As already indicated by Matt N8MS, signals from COMPASS-1 were present
during the 22-JAN-2010 1431z pass over Eastern USA. I decoded the following
packets from audio recorded during the pass earlier this morning:
22-JAN-2010 14:34:15 UTC 00COMPASS70009000001601300100D40000
22-JAN-2010 14:38:07 UTC 00COMPASS60070900AA0701000100D600FF
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 9:39 AM, Matt Severin <mattseverin at hotmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> 14:32 utc on Jan 22, 2010 we copied the beacon from Sister Lakes Elementary
> school in Southwest Michigan (EN62). We had a maximum elevation of 10.5°.
> My third grade students were excited to listen today to see if Compass-1
> survived. The boys and girls let out a cheer when we heard the beacon!
> Matt, N8MS
> > From: mail at mike-rupprecht.de
> > To: ja6pl at tsm.bbiq.jp; cjhurst at bigpond.net.au; ja0caw at rose.ocn.ne.jp;
> dukenuke at pixi.com; kev at kunz.biz; tkasei at nifty.com;
> archie.hackett at hotmail.com; hamoen at iae.nl; mccormickd324 at googlemail.com;
> we1u at myfairpoint.net; alancresswell at xtra.co.nz;
> compass1cubesat at googlemail.com; jimstahl at comcast.net;
> werner_nunweiler at freenet.de; doug.papay at gmail.com
> > Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 11:07:12 +0100
> > CC: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] COMPASS-1 Close Approach
> > All,
> > United States Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) has identified
> predicted close approach between COMPASS-1 (#32787) and SICH-1 (#23657).
> > Jan 22 14:27 UTC - predicted distance: 429 m (overall)
> > Can someone listen to the COMPASS-1 beacon (437.275 MHz CW) after this
> time, please?
> > It’s the first US East-Coast pass on this day. Any reports are very
> > Thanks in advance!
> > 73, Mike
> > DK3WN
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