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Re: Looks like ANDE is coming down!




Hi Bob,
 
Here you go from this morning:
 
15:22 -15:24 (UTC), 12-21-07; EN19lx
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Fm ANDE-1 To BEACON <UI pid=F0 Len=39 >[09:22:56]T#001,016,182,155,001,108,00000110,194
 
Fm ANDE-1 To BEACON <UI pid=F0 Len=39 >[09:23:48]T#002,153,159,135,159,150,10101111,381
 
Fm ANDE-1 To BEACON <UI pid=F0 Len=39 >[09:24:08]T#004,017,182,155,001,108,00000110,381
 
..........................................................................> From: bruninga@usna.edu> To: rhashiro@hawaiiantel.net; hamoen@iae.nl> Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 09:27:13 -0500> CC: amsat-bb@amsat.org> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Looks like ANDE is coming down!> > Ron, same here. During my best AM pass, I only decoded one> packet!> > Warming and cooling is expected. The warming we have been> seeing is mostly due to ANDE's orbit precessing into a full sun> phase that also happened to coincide with the winter solstice. > > That peak for ANDE just passed yesterday, so it will be cooling.> (Eclipses are getting longer). It will be interesting to see> how much of the warming was due to the sun angles and if any of> it yet is due to friction..> > See the trends on the "side A telemetry" link on the ANDE web> page:> > http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/ande-ops.html> > Bob > > > -----Original Message-----> > From: Ron Hashiro [mailto:rhashiro@hawaiiantel.net] > > Sent: Friday, December 21, 2007 2:51 AM> > To: Robert Bruninga; 'Lauret& Henk'> > Subject: Looks like ANDE is coming down in about a day or so> (?)> > > > ANDE's at 118 sm, according to the keps. Mighty low.> > > > The onboard temperature started to dip. Unexpected.> > > > I'll be off island starting Dec 27. The remaining passes are > > poor for > > me. Sorry Henk and Bob, I don't make it for the certificate.> I did > > hear audio, but could not decode the S3 signal on a 24 degree > > pass with > > a 3 el Arrow.> > > > Ron H> > > > > > _______________________________________________> Sent via AMSAT-BB@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!> Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
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