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Re: RUDAK



Jim, thanks for the update on commissioning. I have wondered aloud what the
sequence of events for commissioning were and when they were planned. I
haven't seen it on any of the "sites" previously.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim White <jim@coloradosatellite.com>
To: Dave Guimont <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2001 1:58 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] RUDAK


> Dave,
>
> You are probably doing nothing wrong.  The RUDAK downlinks have not been
on
> for a couple of weeks.
>
> Both RUDAK processors were powered off when the S2/MB anomaly
> occurred.  Since that time their software has not been reloaded pending a
> resolution of that issue.
> We expect a plan for how to handle that soon so RUDAK can again be on
> without the MB and we can proceed with the GPS commissioning.  Activating
> the GPS experiment is the next thing on the 'experiment' agenda.  The GPS
> equipment requires some interaction to get set up for full operation and
we
> are anxious to get that done.  The sun angles have also been poor for the
> past few weeks which limited the ability to turn on the GPS equipment and
> leave it on through eclipse, which is necessary to it's operation.
>
> Jim
>
> At 10:59 PM 09/07/2001 -0700, Dave Guimont wrote:
> >I looked for RUDAK sigs between 0100z and 0200z and found nothing
> >from 2400 and 2402, and the beacon was s9+.
> >
> >The matrix indicated that both RUDAK 1 and 2 were on...
> >
> >What am I doing wrong?
> >
> >            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
> >                    Disagree: I learn....
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