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Re: OPAL beacon



I looked at your website - nice job.  I like your list of sats, frequencies
& call signs - right up to date.

Where can I find the program kiss2asc.exe?

Incidently, my youngest daughter is in Japan studying at the university in
Ngoya.

73's,

Malcolm Preston
NP2L
AMSAT Area Coordinator
St. John, US Virgin Islands
----- Original Message -----
From: M. Wakita <je9pel@jamsat.or.jp>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2000 8:17 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] OPAL beacon


> The new satellites OPAL etc. were launced at 03:03UTC, Jan 27, 2000.
> I received today, Jan 29, 08:36-08:50UTC(17:36-17:50JST), the strong
> signals from OPAL with WiSP3213.
>
> OPAL
> 1 26062U 00004B   00027.45125258  .00000224  00000-0  10000-3 0    39
> 2 26062 100.2321 224.0966 0041263 186.8169 173.3846 14.34291359    48
>
>
> Downlink frequency is 437.100MHz (437.108-437.092MHz, 9600bps FSK).
> I noticed that the beacon was transmitted 38bytes every 10 seconds.
>
> I put this KISS logfile and WiSP image in my Home Page below.
>
>
> [Converted KISS into ASCII with kiss2asc.exe]
> ..............................
> fm KF6RFX to CQ ctl UI pid F0
> OPAL 0:7887946445 <10>
> fm KF6RFX to CQ ctl UI pid F0
> OPAL 0:7887946445 <10>
> fm KF6RFX to CQ ctl UI pid F0
> OPAL 0:7887946445 <10>
> ..............................
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------
> Name : JE9PEL/Mineo Wakita, Member of JAMSAT
> Mail : je9pel@jamsat.or.jp
> URL  : http://www.ne.jp/asahi/hamradio/je9pel/
> QTH  : Yokohama Japan, GL:PM95TJ
> Date : Jan 29, 2000
> ----------------------------------------------
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