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

Angus angus at young5769.freeserve.co.uk
Sun Aug 17 03:00:23 PDT 2008

I was monioring the last pass also and nothing was heard, this last pass was 
a good pass and should have been in full sunlight.
I will also make an attempt to upload the command to switch the heater off 
on the next pass (around 11.13UTC)
good luck everyone

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Henk, PA3GUO" <hamoen at iae.nl>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2008 10:51 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] COMPASS-1 recovery attempt 0940utc (17/8): failed

> All,
> 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
> http://www.pa3guo.com
>> 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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