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RE: RS.17 info

Sorry but RS-17 went dead back in late November or early December 
of last year.  As far as I know it is still in orbit and is due
to re-enter in December of 1998.  I'm not sure about that part.

Kevin, WB5RUE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-amsat-bb@amsat.org [mailto:owner-amsat-bb@amsat.org]On
> Behalf Of Deb
> Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 6:10 AM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.org
> Subject: RS.17 info
> Could anyone please tell me if RS17 is still in Orbit ? If so 
> could someone
> also please send the Keps for 17 as i would like to have it 
> on my Tracking
> program . Also does anybody know if it has a beacon operating 
> ????  While
> on the subject of Beacons i am certain i had heard the RS16 
> beacon very
> briefly on a pass here in Australia about a week ago have 
> tried to monitor
> since then but had no luck .   Bets wishes to all de Gary 
> Coutts VK4LGC
> Amateur Radio Station 
> VK4LGC, Southport , QLD
> Australia  73's  de Gazza