[ans] WSR-241 Weekly Satellite Report 241

James French w8iss at wideopenwest.com
Thu Aug 28 19:24:11 PDT 2008


SB SAT @ AMSAT W8ISS ANS-241.S5
WSR 241 Part 5 08/28/2008

AMSAT NEWS SERVICE BULLETIN 241.S5 FROM AMSAT HQ
SILVER SPRING, MD, August 28, 2008
TO ALL RADIO AMATEURS
BID: $ANS-241.S5

THE FOLLOWING SATELLITES HAVE DE-ORBITED OR HAVE BEEN RETURNED SAFELY:

NO-61 ANDE
Catalog Number: 29664
Launch Date: December 21, 2006

Status: Operational
Re-entered: December 25, 2007

Uplink/Downlink: 145.825 Mhz FM APRS AX25
[01032008]
=====
NO-60 RAFT-1
Catalog Number: 29661
Launch Date: December 21, 2006

Status: Re-Entered
Re-entered: May 30, 2007

Main Downlink:      145.825 Mhz FM APRS AX25
APRS Uplink:        145.825 MHz FM APRS AX25
Voice/PSK31 Uplink:  28.120 MHz

Packet to Voice ID: RAFT
[06112007]
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Pre-net operations start at 18:00 UTC, with current ANS bulletins trans-
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UTC.

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This week's Weekly Satellite Report Editor is James French, W8ISS.

ANS is always dedicated to past ANS editor 'BJ' Arts, WT0N, and to the
memory of longtime AMSAT supporters Werner Haas, DJ5KQ, Dennis Kitchen,
G0FCL and John Branegan GM4IHJ.

Please send any amateur satellite news or reports to:
ans-editor{at}amsat.org
NNNN
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