[amsat-bb] Fwd: Satellite Beacon Tracking Request

Mani VU2WMY wmy at isac.gov.in
Tue Oct 11 09:05:47 PDT 2011

Dear friends,
As you all might be aware that two cubesats 'Jugnu' and 'SRMSat' using  
amateur frequencies are to be launched by PSLV C-18 from Satish Dhawan  
Space Centre [SDSC], Shriharikota, India. The expected launch time is  
05:30 UT.

In this regard, I'm herewith forwarding the mail from Mr. Shantanu  
Agarwal, Team Lead for the 'Jugnu', requesting the Global Amateur  
Radio fraternity to provide the CW Beacon signal Report along with the  
plain decoded morse message, if possible.

Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated, as this would be  
very helpful to evaluate various ob-board system performance.

'Jugnu' beacon is at 437.275 MHz, OOK.

The reports can be sent to the following mail ID.s
wmy at isac.gov.in
shantag at iitk.ac.in

The predicted TLE's:

1 99999U 11072A   11285.24724444  .00001785  00000-0  96625-3 0  1235
2 99999  20.0506  66.7109 0018405   5.1080 190.7439 14.11338922    19
1 88888U 11072A   11278.34967500  .00001077  00000-0  60876-3 0  1233
2 88888  20.0603  97.4017 0010015 338.6461 208.4324 14.09199968    14

  Thanks in advance and looking forward to your valuable reports.

73 de

Mani, VU2WMY
Secretary & Station-In-Charge
Upagrah Amateur Radio Club VU2URC
ISRO Satellite Centre
HAL Airport Road, Bangalore-560 017.
Mobile:  91-80-98803 41456
E-mail ID: wmy at isac.gov.in
            vu2wmy_mani at yahoo.com
            isrohams at yahoo.com

----- Forwarded message from shantag at iitk.ac.in -----
     Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 20:06:56 +0530
     From: Shantanu <shantag at iitk.ac.in>
  Subject: Satellite Beacon Tracking Request
       To: wmy at isac.gov.in

Dear Sir,

We will be thankful if you can track our satellite beacon after launch.

You are requested to kindly post our satellite details on various HAM
groups to track our satellite beacon after launch.

Our satellite beacon is at 437.275 MHz, OOK.

Shantanu Agarwal

----- End forwarded message -----

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