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Re: CAPE's Back



Hi David,
Just listened for CAPE1 on the pass with AOS at 2107 UTC here
in Copenhagen.
Very good signals S-7 when CAPE1 was in the dark.
Still not sure about which keps are the best.
OBJECT M/N/P are close - but the next couple of days will tell :-)
73 OZ1MY
Ib
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <G0MRF@aol.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 10:01 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: CAPE's Back


>
> Congratulations Jonathan and the CAPE 1 team
>
> I see an initial report on W0KRPs site suggests that the satellite is
> running on solar panel power alone as there is no battery current shown in
> telemetry.
>
> If that's correct: My congratulations to the designer of the EPS who has
> found the solution to that age old AMSAT problem of not killing the
satellite
> when the batteries fail
>
> But my commiserations on the batteries.
>
> 73
>
> David  G0MRF
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> In a message dated 23/04/2007 19:13:29 GMT Standard Time,
> jonathan@jonathanwagner.net writes:
>
> Mike and  the rest of the list,
>
> CAPE-1 almost perfectly tracks with Object  31129.  AOS on the last pass
> was 30secs. after predicted and LOS  10-20 secs. before predicted.
> Frequency was nominal.  There is  a building that is directly in the line
> of sight when on the AOS horizon  which affects the lower 1 or 2 degrees
> elevation (The building is a  3-story building and we have a 20 ft tower
> on top of a 2 story  building.  Frequency was nominal and rotor and
> frequency control were  left to the radio.  Signal strength was S7 on a 4
> degree  pass.
>
> Jonathan Wagner, KE5FSG
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