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Re: 144.1 intruder maybe BADR-B



Hi All,
    BADR-B looks like a good match, ran the numbers backward  and Nova
shows AOS at 743 at 343 az and Los at 754 at 262 at my QTH , dang close to
what I reported earlier... looks like you nailed it Frank!

Kevin

Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Mystery sat on 144.1


> AZ 330 El 0  s1   746UTC
> AZ 309 El 7  s3
> AZ 297 El 9  s5
> AZ 292 El 16  s5
> AZ 284 El 9  s5
> AZ 279 El 7  s4
> AZ 264 El 5  s1  755UTC
>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Sperber" <dl6dbn@dl6dbn.de>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 4:03 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] 144.1 intruder maybe BADR-B


> Hello!
>
> This morning I had a short non-QRL window and was successful in
> listening to the 144.1 MHz intruder satellite at 10:57 UT in JO30xv.
> The satellite was audible weak for only two minutes in western
> direction. At http://www.celestrak.com I found a matching keps-set
> beneath the last 30 days launches for the satellite BADR-B. It matches
> the already given reports from NA and VK. On a BADR-B website at
>
> http://www.suparco.gov.pk/sat_badr2.htm
>
> I found: "Pakistan's second satellite Badr-II, was successfully
> injected into the earth orbit at 10:30 pm (PST) on Monday, 10th of
> December 2001 from Russian Cosmodrome at Baikonour, Kazakistan on a
> Zenit-2 rocket." On one of the images of this site you can see a small
> information showing a VHF-transmitter and VHF-antenne.
>
> As some of you might remember in the early 90s there already was a
> BADR-satellite from Pakistan, which seemed to be a blueprint clone of
> UO-11, intruding into our 2 m band.
>
> Have a try with this set of elements and watch out:
>
> BADR-B
> 1 27003U 01056C   02021.69228331  .00000143  00000-0  21472-3 0   283
> 2 27003  99.6433 256.5334 0020383 200.5071 159.5255 13.69991052  5751
>
> 73, Frank
> DL6DBN/AA9KJ
>
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