[amsat-bb] Re: 5.8GHz transmission from NIWAKA
Mike Seguin N1JEZ
n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Sat Nov 10 03:18:00 PST 2012
Excellent! I'm set and waiting for NIWAKA to come up over the horizon in
about an hour.
"A closed mouth gathers no feet"
----- Original Message -----
From: <tanaka at fit.ac.jp>
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 5.8GHz transmission from NIWAKA
> Dear Mike,
> We have set the delay command successfully.
> NIWAKA will send the 5.84GHz at 12:24:30 on 10th Nov. (UTC)
> There may be +,-,30 sec error.
> Please watch!
> Thank you.
> Best 73
> de Takushi, JA6AVG
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Hi Takushi,
>> I loaded the latest keps today and the pass times are confirmed.
>> forward to hearing NIWAKA!
>> I will be recording the pass using a FunCube Dongle in I & Q RF mode,
>> I'll have ~ 80 kHz of bandwidth. If I'm able to detect the signal on
> 10 Nov,
>> I can try an RTL SDR receiver on 11 Nov that can receive a much wider
>> bandwidth. I use HDSDR with both SDR receivers.
>> I will be setting up portable in a nearby parking lot so I have an
>> unobstructed view to the satellite. I see the Doppler will be quite
> large on
>> both days (~ 125 kHz). I use the original NOVA program on my laptop in
>> field which calculates Doppler for me.
>> Let's hope for success and thanks for coordinating this test.
>> Mike, N1JEZ
>> AMSAT 29649
>> "A closed mouth gathers no feet"
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <tanaka at fit.ac.jp>
>> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 5.8GHz transmission from NIWAKA
>> > Dear Mike,
>> > We found the south paths with enough elevation in your suggestions.
>> > We plan the following times which start 5.8GHz transmission.
>> > The signal continues around 2 min.
>> > (1) at 12:24:30 on 10th Nov. (UTC)
>> > (2) at 11:32:30 on 11th Nov. (UTC)
>> > According to our calculating orbit software,
>> > the time is little bit delayed.
>> > Please confirm with the latest TLE.
>> > Thank you.
>> > 73
>> > Takushi, JA6AVG
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