[amsat-bb] Dutch Transponder on-baord HAMSAT VO-52 'Turned On'

Mani VU2WMY wmy at isac.gov.in
Wed Mar 14 07:11:28 PDT 2012

Dear HAMSAT VO-52 users,
The commands to 'Turn On' the transponder # 2 (Dutch transponder, made  
by Williams PE1RAH) on-board HAMSAT VO-52 was successfully sent during  
14:00 UT 35 deg ascending Node pass over Bangalore, India.

The sent commands were successfully received, acknowledged and  
confirmed by the telemetry. Subsequently, the transponder # 2 is now  
'ON' and Williams CW message beacon was heard again after a gap of  
approximately 6 years & 4 months.

The beacon signal was heard loud and strong here at Bangalore.

A detailed Initial reports addressed to:
tprangan at istrac.org
and a copy to
wmy at isac.gov.in
would be greatly appreciated.

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

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