[amsat-bb] Tanyusha 1 (RS6S) heard over southwestern USA earlier today
k9jkm at comcast.net
Wed Jul 5 12:13:41 UTC 2017
July 5 Central Time -- Today I've only heard periodic distorted bursts of
signal on 145.800 for the ISS passes in range of Chicago.
73 de JoAnne K9JKM
k9jkm at amsat.org
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> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Tanyusha 1 (RS6S) heard over southwestern USA
> earlier today
> This afternoons pass for me was at a high elevation and all 4 languages
> heard very clear with a good strong signal.
> On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 7:19 AM, Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) <
> amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > It looks like Tanyusha 1 was activated on schedule today, as I heard
> > it on 145.800 MHz as the ISS passed over the western USA around 1918
> > UTC today. This was a very high pass over central Arizona, maximum
> > elevation of 62 degrees. As I tried (unsuccessfully) to work stations
> > on the 145.825 MHz packet digipeater with my TH-D74, I used the audio
> > recording function on the HT to capture the signals on 145.800 MHz.
> > My recording would momentarily cut out whenever the HT transmitted,
> > but I only missed the identification before one of the 3 messages I
> > heard.
> > According to the ARISS press release from last week, Tanyusha 1
> > transmits messages in Russian, English, Spanish, and Chinese. I copied
> > 3 of those 4 messages, missing only the Spanish message. Before each
> > message played, the satellite would identify itself in English, "Romeo
> > Sierra Six Sierra".
> > I have posted links to the recordings I made in a post on the QRZ
> > satellite forum earlier this afternoon. That post can be found at:
> > https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/tanyusha-1-rs6s-and-tanyusha
> > -2-rs7s.572691/
> > The MP3 files with each of the messages, the RS6S identification, and
> > the WAV file from my TH-D74 can also be found in my Dropbox space at:
> > http://dropbox.wd9ewk.net/
> > (look in folder "20170704-ISS_on_145.800_MHz")
> > I'm not sure if I'll be able to get much from the other satellite
> > once it is activated, since pass times aren't very convenient for my
> > work schedule later this week. It would be nice to get the Spanish
> > message, to go with the other 3 I copied earlier today.
> > 73!
> > Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> > http://www.wd9ewk.net/
> > Twitter: @WD9EWK or http://twitter.com/WD9EWK
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