[amsat-bb] Re: CW signal heard

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Tue Mar 29 13:28:56 PDT 2011

On 3/29/2011 4:17 PM, James Luhn wrote:
> This afternoon at about14:50 cst (07:50 utc)  I copied cw  that started
> at 435.310mhz and eventually made it to 435.292 before fading away at
> roughly 15:00 cst.  I am south of Houston, TX, grid EL29, Texas City, TX
> near Galveston, TX.  The code was always 5 character groups.  Some of
> what I copied is MCO53, SMA127, SMB0?, US17A........  I looked on the
> AMSAT page to see what satellite was overhead and I did not really see
> one that would fit the strength of the signal (S9) that I was hearing.
> Perhaps someone can inform me as to what satellite I was hearing.
Sounds like RS-30 to me...a real shame there is no real amateur payload 
on that satellite!

73, Drew KO4MA

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