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Re: Info needed on OO-38, WO-39 and Stensat




>
> > All the satellites launched on that launch are dead.  Space Junk.  OPAL
may
> > still work but it is not well.
> >
>
> Actually, Opal works just fine.  Students at Stanford are performing
> experiments on COTS testbeds as well as studying the performance of the
> bus.  It's half duplex at 437.1 MHz and 9600 baud.  It also outputs a time
> stamped beacon and a "morse code like" beacon.  There are nulls in the
> antenna pattern that occasionally produce fades in the signal but a
> typical oscar station can pick up Opal.

Oops!  I stand corrected.  What happened with the desense problem?  Is that
why it's half duplex now?

73,

Jon
NA9D

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