[amsat-bb] Re: Possible Wallops Launch Tonight

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Sep 18 16:07:48 PDT 2009

Wallops Launch  now sked for Saturday night
7:32 to 7:49 PM EDT  Bob, WB4APR 

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> Sent: Friday, September 18, 2009 8:06 AM
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> Subject: [amsat-bb] Possible Wallops Launch Tonight
> Hopefully we will have someone putting out global APRS 
> bulletins about the launch.  So even if you are mobile or 
> standing outside with only your APRS HT, you can get Launch 
> Updates via Pete's CQSRVR.
> To Logon to CQSRVR for this event:
> 1) Send an APRS message to CQSRVR
> 2) Message must begin with CQ LAUNCH CQ LAUNCH text_here
> This will log you in and send your logon message to everyone 
> else that is logged on.  For the next 24 hours, you will 
> receive any similar messages from evryone else.  Including 
> those who have up-to-date launch info.
> 3) Those sending launch info, can only send once every 30 
> minutes, so they cannot use if for fine-grain details in the 
> last minutes, but others with new info can.
> A great capability.  Use it.  I'll be out at an outdoors 
> barbQ with an astronomy club and so this is the only way I 
> will get the Launch INfo.
> Bob, WB4APR
> I'll go ahead and logon to CQSRVR now so I can see everyone 
> else that logs on. (You only see others AFTER you logon of
> Bob, WB4APR
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