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Emily,

Not sure if you maintain the pages or not, but you can add this
for the HISTORY page on my satellites.

Thanks
Bob

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ANDE

ANDE was deployed 21 Dec 2006 from the payload bay of STS-116
and after an hour or so of being stuck in its cannister, finally
separated and became operational as ANDE-1 and ANDE-2 with an
APRS digipeater on 145.825 MHz.  It is a project of the US Naval
Academy

The Satellite Status is fully operational

For additional information please see
http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/ande-raft-ops.html
 
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RAFT

RAFT was deployed 21 Dec 2006 from the payload bay of STS-116
but separated with a hig tumble rate of over 39 RPM.  It had
slowed to 25 RPM a month later.  It has a weak signal, but
supports an APRS digipeater on 145.825 MHz.  It also has a
packet-to-voice synthesizer, a PSK-31 transpodner with 28.120
LSB uplink and aradar fence receiver on 216.98 MHz.  It is a
project of the US Naval Academy

The Satellite Status is currently operational

For additional information please see
http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/ande-raft-ops.html
 
  

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