[amsat-bb] CW satellite beacon on 145.865?
wouterweg at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 12:30:10 UTC 2014
You are seeing the NCBR-1 safe mode beacon.
NCBR-1 is a brazilian CubeSat.
It follows the ISIS standard CW beacon format.
You can find the meaning of the beacon here:
I have forwarded your E-mail to the NCBR-1 team.
73 and Happy new year,
On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 12:10 PM, Daniel Estévez <daniel at destevez.net>
> I was listening to the AO-73 pass this morning when I heard a CW beacon
> from a satellite that I have been unable to identify. The signal has the
> characteristic Doppler shift, so it's definitely from a satellite. The
> beacon repeats every 30 seconds.
> My antenna setup is far from optimal, so only three beacon intervals can
> be copied (but the signal was strong) on the recording. The CW reads:
> B1IBEJZD05 B1IBRJZD05 B1IBEJZD05
> My QTH is in IN80DO, near Madrid, Spain, and the time was 10:18 UTC
> 31/12/2014. The frequency was around 145.866.
> I have tried to Google for this CW sequence or the frequency trying to
> identify the satellite, but I have had no luck. Could anyone help me?
> I attach a small audio recording of the CW. The time was 10:18:33 UTC.
> 73 and Happy New Year,
> Dani EA4GPZ.
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