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Re: FW: : [STXARES] PR- Seeking someone that heardSputnik



Hi Lee, WA6HTP

The 20 MHz beacon was only sending 164 bip.......bip.....bip per minute only
to indicate that Sputnik-1 was alive and well but no other information was
transmitted on it.

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: "Juan Rivera" <juan-rivera@sbcglobal.net>
To: <Andrew.MacAllister@EmersonProcess.com>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:05 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: FW: : [STXARES] PR- Seeking someone that
heardSputnik


> Lee,
>
> My neighbor had a WWII ARC-5 receiver and I remember going over to his
house
> to listen to it.  It went "beep, beep, beep..."  I wouldn't have known
what
> telemetry was then.
>
> Juan - WA6HTP
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
> Behalf Of Andrew.MacAllister@EmersonProcess.com
> Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:01 AM
> To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] FW: : [STXARES] PR- Seeking someone that heard Sputnik
>
> If you have input, please respond to W5lhc01@gmail.com .
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Lee
> To: traviscountyares@yahoogroups.com ; austinhams@yahoogroups.com ;
> STXARES@yahoogroups.com
> Cc: Jwgadus@aol.com ; E. Ray Taylor ; Joe Fisher ; Roger Wines ; Steven
> Polunsky ; Stuart Rohre ; Tom Whiteside ; wb5aoh@arrl.net ; Joe Canfield
> Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2007 12:38 PM
> Subject: [STXARES] PR- Seeking someone that heard Sputnik
>
>
> CQ CQ,
>
> I have been contacted by a reporter that will be doing a story soon on
> the
> 50th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik 1(October 4th).  He would like
> to
> try and locate any hams that may have actually successfully attempted to
>
> listen for the Sputnik.  Forgive my satellite ignorance here, but since
> Sputnik is not a ham sat, I am assuming it still put out some telemetry
> or
> other signals that may have been capable of being received by either
> amateur
> or shortwave radios?
>
> If you, or someone you know, did this please let me know and I will hook
> you
> up with said reporter.
>
> Please feel free to forward this request to any specific reflectors or
> email
> lists that you may be part of.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Lee Cooper, W5LHC
> 512-658-3910
> W5lhc01@gmail.com
>
>
>
>
>
> Lee Cooper, W5LHC
> Public Information Coordinator, South Texas Section
>
>
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