[amsat-dc] Re: [Tracking] PhoneSat launch April 17th! 437.425MHz

Perry Klein w3pk at amsat.org
Tue Apr 16 19:17:08 PDT 2013


If the sky is clear, the launch is supposed to be visible along the
Northeast Coast.  From Washington, DC, azimuth is 140 degrees, elevation
about 10 degrees.  NASA TV will cover the launch, and it will also be
streamed on the NASA web site www.nasa.gov/orbital
Perry, W3PK


On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 5:10 PM, Samudra Haque N3RDX & S21X <n3rdx at amsat.org
> wrote:

> An updated website with telemetry info is now available. Please note the
> launch date/time may change. I hope others will consider taking up the
> challenge to track 3 satellites operating on the same frequency and flying
> extremely close to each other.
>
> http://www.phonesat.org/packets.php
>
> 73 de NRDX
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 12:04 AM, Samudra Haque N3RDX & S21X <
> n3rdx at amsat.org> wrote:
>
> > I am forwarding a request from NASA ARC Phonesat project, relevant to my
> > mail earlier yesterday. This is a 3-for-1 special for amsat community.
> >
> > 73 de N3RDX
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Wolfe, Jasper Lewis. (ARC-RD)[Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc.
> > (SGT Inc.)] <jasper.l.wolfe at nasa.gov>
> > Date: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:05 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Tracking] PhoneSat launch April 17th! 437.425MHz
> > Cc: "Guillen Salas, Alberto (ARC-SST)[Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies
> Inc.
> > (SGT Inc.)]" <alberto.guillensalas at nasa.gov>, "Tintore Gazulla, Oriol
> > (ARC-TH)[Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. (SGT Inc.)]" <
> > oriol.tintoregazulla at nasa.gov>
> >
> >
> > Hello CubeSats and Amateur Radio Operators!
> >
> > The very first PhoneSat’s will be launching aboard the Antares  on April
> 17
> > th at 1700 EDT (launch window to April 19th possibly further). We have
> > manifested 2x PhoneSat 1.0 and 1x PhoneSat 2.0 Beta.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Our orbit is very low (270km x 300km 51.6deg) and we’ll only be up there
> > for 2 weeks! So we’re looking for as many people as possible to help with
> > tracking our satellites!****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > If any of you are interested in tracking the satellite please let myself
> > (+the cc’d team) know – your help will be greatly appreciated! ****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > All three satellites will be transmitting on *437.425MHz* and TLE’s +
> > more info can be found at www.phonesat.org – consolidated info sheet
> > attached.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Feel free to tune-in and submit packets to www.phonesat.org ****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Cheers!****
> >
> > PhoneSat Project****
> >
> > NASA ARC****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > This time attached :D****
> >
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> >
> >
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