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Re: COMPASS-1 needs your help



COMPASS 1 can be found in the following categories: CubeSats 
NORAD ID: 32787 
Int'l Code: 2008-021E 
Perigee: 621.3 km 
Apogee: 642.5 km 
Inclination: 98.0° 
Period: 97.2 min 
Launch date: April 28, 2008 
Source: Germany (GER) 
Comments:
This is a CubeSat satellite. Compass-One was designed and built by
students at Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany. The
satellite features a Morse code telemetry beacon at 437.275 MHz.
Compass-1 will also provide a packet radio data downlink, which will
include image data, at 437.405 MHz. 


----- Original Message ----
From: Raul Romero CA3SOC <ce3soc@gmail.com>
To: Alan Cresswell <alancresswell@xtra.co.nz>
Cc: "Amsat-BB@Amsat.Org" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 10:22:32 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: COMPASS-1 needs your help

435.250 is beacon ???

73
Raul
CA3SOC

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Cresswell" <alancresswell@xtra.co.nz>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 7:33 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: COMPASS-1 needs your help


Hi Mike,

All commands sent at 2202 UT.  All accepted. No immediate response from
beacon but beacon came on just before LOS and managed to capture a full
frame.  Data decoded OK as follows:

19.08.2008 22:18UTC    FF140000180100200000900005
---------------------------------------------------
Solar Cell Voltage     5.00 V
Solar Panel 6 Cur      125.49 mA
Solar Panel 2 Cur      6.27 mA
Solar Panel 3 Cur      150.59 mA
Solar Panel 4 Cur      0.00 mA
Solar Panel 5 Cur      0.00 mA
EPS Reset Counter      0
Power Level            Critical Battery Capacity
Heater Active          Battery Heater OFF
Power Safe Counter     0
Emergency Mode Counter     0
Battery Voltage        2.82 V
Battery Current        0.00 mA
Battery Temperature     5 °C


Resent the heater off command just before LOS and accepted OK at 22:10:30.

Alan
ZL2BX


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