[amsat-bb] LightSail Data?

Kelley kshaddrick at jetup.net
Thu May 28 17:57:07 UTC 2015

Yup, I think I'll chalk it up to noise. Thanks all.

Kelley - WØRK

On 5/28/2015 7:41 AM, Pavel Milanes Costa wrote:
> The packet modems relay on a CRC checksum of the packets to validate 
> the data received as a good packet.
> In some situations, like yours when a modem is listening a long time, 
> the noise can "forge" a "good" packet. This is a statistically proved 
> fact, the CRC is not as strong as we wish for this task.
> I'm not saying that this is a noise forged packet, but it's a 
> possibility.
> 73
> El 27/05/15 a las 20:07, Kelley escibió:
>> I left the rig and packet software running today while I was at work. I
>> was listening to the LightSail beacon on 437.435 MHz. I had one entry on
>> the screen when I got home:
>> 1: Fm V-3 to 70-9 Via uH, , , -6 <RR P/F R5>[07:25:21]
>> No idea what it means, not sure if it was LightSail or not. Posted as an
>> FYI. Curious to know what it might be.
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