[amsat-bb] Re: Dove oscar 17
fjamesa at telstra.com
Sat Oct 8 07:08:09 PDT 2011
I also heard packet also on 145.825 today around 0900z - didn't get a
chance to put the decoder on it either, but I thought it was the ISS, as
that is what passed over at the time here. I didn't think to check out
DO17, however there was quite a bit of transmission time.
On 8/10/2011 9:37 PM, Mark L. Hammond wrote:
> Hello Paolo,
> I am certain sure that DO-17 hasn't transmitted anything for several
> years, and it is extremely unlikely to do so any time in the future.
> That's a pretty popular downlink frequency---start capturing those
> packets and you'll figure out which bird is sending them.
> Mark N8MH
> On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Paolo Mattiolo<mattiolo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, is it possible that Dove oscar 17 DO-17 is still alive?
>> Today I've tried to monitor it at 145.825 and I've received 2 packets from
>> the telemetry.
>> Unfortunately I had not the packet decoder switched on and I'm not sure.
>> DO-17 was the first satellite that I've received in 1991!!
>> 73 de in3aqk
>> Paolo Mattiolo
>> Software developer
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