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Re: AMSAT P5-A ground station successfully receives ESA's MARS-EXPRESS Probe



> On Sunday, Nov. 16th, Germany saw a first ever event when a strong
(40dB/Hz)
> 8.4 GHz signal of the MARS EXPRESS - at that moment 102 million kilometer
> distant - was directly received at Bochum over a number of hours.
> It was the first time ever that a signal of an interplanetary deep space
probe
> was received in Germany. It was probably also the first time ever that
such a
> signal was received by amateur radio operators.

Congratulations!!!!

Best Regards
Paul, VP9MU

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