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Re: More: TMSAT Status



There is a patch available called itpatch2, downloadable from the Amsat ftp
site, which will allow IT to recognize either type of checksum definition.

Jay Fox - K2FOX
-----Original Message-----
From: Richard W L Limebear <Richard@g3rwl.demon.co.uk>
To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Date: Saturday, July 11, 1998 4:13 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] More: TMSAT Status


>
>
>Norm McMillan writes:
>
>> >TMSAT-1
>> >1 25395U 98043B   98191.87373682 -.00000045  00000-0  00000+0 0    24
>> >2 25395  98.7944 261.8948 0001516   6.1903 313.0257 14.22263117    96
>
>>  Ok, so when I load these into Instantrack I get the "mon 10 line
checksum
>> failed message. When compared to other elsets the checksum even looks
>> wrong. Am I stupid and missing something... it has been a long day?
>
>I got that as well. The numbers are in the right place, but some bits that
>our favourite software looks for aren't there. I hand-typed the elements
>in ... that will suffice until some "proper" elements come out.
>
>Chris also said:
>> If you can receive the UOSAT VLSI telemetry format at 9600bd FSK, please
>> let me know - we may be interested in capturing telemetry from the
>> satellite when it is not in view of Bangkok.
>
>To do this you just use the DTLM program. Trouble is (and I suspect this
>will apply to most of us) its not TNC output thats needed - the modem
>should be directly connected to the PC (via a selectable inverter and
>RS-232 level shifters). This is similar to UO-11, except at 9600 ...
>Chris doubts that there are many people out there with this set up. Folks
>willing to dive inside their equipment will need to take the data off the
>modem disconnect jack of the TNC.
>
>
>BTW haven't heard TechSat yet. Guess they might not be turning it on until
>after the sabbath.
>
>73
>Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
>g3rwl@amsat.org
>FOC # 1188
>
>          So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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