[amsat-bb] LO-78 FM Transponder
Glenn Miller - AA5PK
aa5pk at suddenlink.net
Fri Jul 11 21:28:01 UTC 2014
LO-78 not heard on the 1835Z pass here.
From: Paul Stoetzer
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 4:16 PM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] LO-78 FM Transponder
A couple of hours ago, this was posted on the LituanicaSAT-1 Facebook page:
"LituanicaSAT-1 decays in a couple of weeks. Transponder always-on and
no more other experiments?" (https://www.facebook.com/Lituanicasat1)
I'm not sure if that means that the transponder has already been
turned on or will soon be turned on for the remaining life of the
satellite, but it's worth it to check it out.
Current decay prediction is July 24th: http://www.dk3wn.info/p/?cat=157
Remember to use fresh keps, preferably from CelesTrak as they are updated daily.
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