[amsat-bb] PSAT (90720) status?
Rico van Genugten
rico.van.genugten at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 13:34:41 UTC 2016
Does PSAT's PSK31 transponder still work? And if so, is there any activity
On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 3:17 PM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> It's in AMSAT's nasabare.txt as NO-84. The NORAD ID is 40654 (the
> 9XXXX numbers are temporary placeholders).
> 1 40654U 15025D 16098.21432098 .00009367 00000-0 21408-3 0 00832
> 2 40654 055.0059 011.4499 0210126 256.7411 101.0085 15.23792075013214
> You will not find it on CelesTrak, Heavens Above, or several of the
> other sites because it was a secondary payload on a classified
> military launch (like AO-85).
> Paul, N8HM
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 8:06 AM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
> <ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:
> > I was just informed that my PSAT APRS object orbit isn't matching that
> > at n2yo.com. Imagine my chagrin when I discovered that I've been using
> > TLE from June of 2015!
> > However, checking into the standard TLE files, I don't find mention of
> > either PSAT nor ID 90720. Does anyone here know the current status of
> > particularly the ID number if it is still in the air?
> > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32
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