[amsat-bb] WG: COMPASS-1 beacon

Mike Rupprecht mail at mike-rupprecht.de
Mon Aug 18 13:38:54 PDT 2008

Hi all,

the beacon was heard by Robert in Hawaii - very low batteries and the heater
is on.

18.08.2008 20:29UTC    FF080008180000210000900001
Solar Cell Voltage     5.00 V
Solar Panel 6 Cur      50.20 mA
Solar Panel 2 Cur      0.00 mA
Solar Panel 3 Cur      150.59 mA
Solar Panel 4 Cur      50.20 mA
Solar Panel 5 Cur      0.00 mA
EPS Reset Counter      0 
Power Level            Critical Battery Capacity 
Heater Active          Battery Heater ON 
Power Safe Counter     0 
Emergency Mode Counter 0 
Battery Voltage        2.82 V
Battery Current        0.00 mA
Battery Temperature    1 °C

At this point it is very important to switch off the heater to charge the
Hopefully we are on the right way...

Thank you for your support!

73, Mike

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Robert Smith [mailto:dukenuke at pixi.com] 
Gesendet: Montag, 18. August 2008 22:24
An: Mike Rupprecht
Betreff: Re: [amsat-bb] COMPASS-1 beacon

GOT IT Mike!

Strong signal! 00COMPASSFF080008180000210000900001.
1953Z 08/18/08 at 37 el. east of honolulu.

Unreal that I deleted Sound Forge last nite for a newer version. I will send

robert smith NH7WN

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