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Re: SNAP-1 launch



All,

Sounds good news so far.

Anyone know what frequency & polarization the S band downlink will be on? I
looked on the SSTL site but couldn't find much _really_ specific info.

Thanks, Howard G6LVB

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Guelzow" <Peter.Guelzow@arcormail.de>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2000 6:22 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] SNAP-1 launch


> Ground controllers at TsingHua University reported they received
> telemetry from Tsinghua-1 about seven hours after launch and all
> looked normal. Surrey's mission control made contact with
> SNAP-1 at 0140 GMT on Thursday.
>
> "The telemetry indicates that all parameters are nominal," said Dr.
> Craig Underwood of SSTL. "As you can imagine the team here is
> delighted with the dual success of the SNAP-1 and Tsinghua-1
> satellites. We are now in the process of commissioning the
> spacecraft and their payloads."
>
>
> > SNAP-1 has S band only, 38k4 BPSK Downlink on 2430 MHz.
>
>
> Congratulations!
> 73s Peter
>
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