[amsat-bb] VS-14 -Sentinel-1B and cubesat launch
godetj at wanadoo.fr
Wed Apr 27 08:49:19 UTC 2016
I heard OUFTI-1, and once again on the last pass (orbit nr 21) on
In fact I found the bird 3 kHz lower than expected, something like
145.978 MHz near the max elevation, perhaps because my preliminary tle
is not accurate and then my Doppler shift correction is too late : to be
On 27/04/2016 07:54, george abbott wrote:
> What frequency did you hear it on?
> > To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> > From: godetj at wanadoo.fr
> > Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:10:13 +0000
> > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] VS-14 -Sentinel-1B and cubesat launch
> > Hello Ken, all !
> > Very strong signal of the CW beacon from the OUFTI-1 bird this
> > morning, orb nr 20 around 0550 UTC.
> > HI HI DE OUFTI1 A 45 4A BA BA TA TT BU UU UU TT T6 TT AB 8B
> > etc... etc...
> > 73 !
> > J-P F5YG
> > On 26/04/2016 09:52, GW1FKY at aol.com wrote:
> > > Hello Jean,
> > > Thanks for the information - I did not get an opportunity to listen on
> > > the earlier pass for either of the satellites.
> > > However I have just monitored on a good high pass between 0933 - 0937
> > > hrs GMT.
> > > I heard data bursts from AAUSAT -2 and they were very strong even with
> > > my simple "ELK" antenna and tracking set up.
> > > I was trying to also monitor e-st at r11 <mailto:e-st at r11> but did not
> > > hear anything either. May have missed of course with having to change
> > > back and forward to AAUSAT- 2.
> > > Also monitoring OUFTI-1 but again nothing heard but I cannot be sure, I
> > > was expecting the beacon to be on
> > > 145.980 Mhz.
> > > Hoping that the delays with the launch have not caused any problems for
> > > the teams.
> > > Trust all goes well and good luck with the decoding.
> > > Regards
> > > Ken
> > > GW1FKY
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