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

Nitin Muttin vu3tyg at yahoo.co.in
Wed Mar 14 07:17:03 PDT 2012

This is great news, Thanks to all at ISRO in making this happen. I was able to hear the beacon and a recording is available at http://vu3tyg.addr.com/Telemetry/VO-52/

Nitin [VU3TYG]

 From: Mani VU2WMY <wmy at isac.gov.in>
To: "BB, AMSAT" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>; AMSAT-INDIA <amsatindia at yahoogroups.com>; VUHAMS <vuhams at yahoogroups.com> 
Cc: VU3TYG <vu3tyg at yahoo.co.in>; PE1RAH <pe1rah at yahoo.com>; RANGAN <tprangan at istrac.org> 
Sent: Wednesday, 14 March 2012 7:41 PM
Subject: [amsatindia] Dutch Transponder on-baord HAMSAT VO-52 'Turned On'

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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