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Re: ao-40 beacon?



No, only the S-band beacon is operational and is sending Telemetri again now. See below:

 >We will now start a detailed analysis of the situation; the command
 >stations will continue to follow a conservative philosophy with the
 >primary target of not causing any additional damage along with
 >retaining as much evidence as possible for the analysis of the
 >incident.

 >Furthermore, command stations will now try to uplink the entire
 >operational software package, which in particular should establish
 >positive control over the power generation system. From there on, the
 >communications capabilities of the spacecraft will be explored. The
 >2-meter transmitter is considered off limits for the time being (in case
 >that it may have been damaged and thus might have the potential to
 >cause the IHU to crash). The risk is too large before the Warte-Orbits
 >and Command-Assist programs have been updated to reflect the
 >actual capabilities of the satellite available after the incident.

73 de Sven LA6KJ




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Fra: Kevin Muenzler WB5RUE <wb5rue@arrl.net>
Til: 'amsat-bb' <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sendt: 26. desember 2000 20:36
Emne: [amsat-bb] ao-40 beacon?


 > Is the 2-meter beacon operating at all?  I've tried a couple of times today
 > and all I hear is SSB from AO-10.  It used to be S9 with a pre-amp and I
 > don't hear it any more.  Thanks
 > 
 > Kevin, WB5RUE
 > 
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