[amsat-bb] LightSail -- Request to ARS Ground Stations
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Wed May 20 08:50:56 UTC 2015
Jason's contact details are at http://www.planetary.org/about/staff/jason-davis.html
A video about LightSail with TV's Bill Nye the Science Guy along with KI6EPH and KJ6KSF can be seen at
73 Trevor M5AKA
On Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 9:19, Wouter Weggelaar <wouterweg at gmail.com> wrote:
> greg, w9gb
> ... send queries to jason davis or follow him on Twitter.
Have you also sent the query to Jason, and if he responded, can you let us
know the outcome?
I do not have twitter, and have not found any E-mail address in the post.
On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 4:00 AM, Stefan Wagener <wageners at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> Is the telemetry decoding software or code available for us to see/decode
> the data and monitor the satellite? That would greatly help in getting
> amateur radio operator support worldwide.
> Good luck and 73,
> Stefan, VE4NSA
> On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 5:13 AM, Gregory Beat <w9gb at icloud.com> wrote:
> > The Planetary Society : LightSail Mission Blog, by Jason Davis, Twitter:
> > @jasonrdavis
> > We’re now able to release a timeline of events for LightSail’s first day
> > in space.
> > The chart on LightSail mission Page assumes a liftoff of 10:45 a.m. EDT,
> > (14:45 UTC) at the start of the four-hour launch period. The actual
> > has not yet been released.
> > We aren't sure when we'll hear from LightSail, but the first possible
> > opportunity comes three hours, 14 minutes after liftoff (17:40 UTC).
> > If you’re a member of the amateur radio community, YOU CAN HELP ! Our
> > radio frequency is 437.435 MHz. Email me any data you collect from
> > LightSail, including screenshots of the radio signal if you have them.
> > pass the information on to our engineering team, and we'll recognize your
> > contribution on our blog.
> > LightSail's automated telemetry chirps start after antenna deployment and
> > continue throughout the mission. We’ll update our Mission Control Center
> > show the spacecraft’s current position, including pass predictions for
> > device’s current location (courtesy of N2YO.com).
> > #LightSail telemetry info from our engineering team:
> > 437.435 MHz, Encoding: FSK, Baud: 9600 bps, AX.25
> > =====
> > greg, w9gb
> > ... send queries to jason davis or follow him on Twitter.
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