[amsat-bb] COMPASS-1 recovery attempt 0940utc (17/8): failed

Henk, PA3GUO hamoen at iae.nl
Sun Aug 17 02:51:00 PDT 2008


COMPASS should have been in sunlight this morning (0940utc) over Europe.

Encouraged by the positive results from ZL, I was hoping to be able to
upload the commands into the satellite.

However, none of my commands was answered by a 'beep' from COMPASS.

Henk, PA3GUO,
The Netherlands

> All,
> During the entire pass (max 72 degrees elevation) I have
> submitted the commands (mostly only the first one, a few
> times all four of them shortly after eachother).
> However, I have not heared a single tone on the downlink
> so we must assume this attempt failed.
> Henk, PA3GUO
> http://www.pa3guo.com

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