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Re: COMPASS commands



This looks very good. It is the first telemetry that has the heater  
off, which should help the battery charge to full capacity. - Duffey
On Sep 7, 2008, at 4:07 PM, Alan Cresswell wrote:

> Hi Mike,
>
> Home again and back in business re Compass.
>
> Sent your new revised commands at 2131 UT and all acknowledged OK.
> Compass had just started a beacon at AOS and I received another one  
> 10 min
> later.  Both identical data except for battery temperature as shown  
> below.
>
> Alan
> ZL2BX
>
>
>
> 07.09.2008 21:28UTC    59077318111700200100BB1306
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Solar Cell Voltage     1.75 V
> Solar Panel 6 Cur      43.92 mA
> Solar Panel 2 Cur      144.31 mA
> Solar Panel 3 Cur      106.67 mA
> Solar Panel 4 Cur      150.59 mA
> Solar Panel 5 Cur      721.57 mA
> EPS Reset Counter      0
> Power Level            Critical Battery Capacity
> Heater Active          Battery Heater OFF
> Power Safe Counter     1
> Emergency Mode Counter     0
> Battery Voltage        3.67 V
> Battery Current        119.22 mA
> Battery Temperature     6  °C
>
>
> 07.09.2008 21:39UTC    59077318111700200100BB1308
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Solar Cell Voltage     1.75 V
> Solar Panel 6 Cur      43.92 mA
> Solar Panel 2 Cur      144.31 mA
> Solar Panel 3 Cur      106.67 mA
> Solar Panel 4 Cur      150.59 mA
> Solar Panel 5 Cur      721.57 mA
> EPS Reset Counter      0
> Power Level            Critical Battery Capacity
> Heater Active          Battery Heater OFF
> Power Safe Counter     1
> Emergency Mode Counter     0
> Battery Voltage        3.67 V
> Battery Current        119.22 mA
> Battery Temperature     8 °C
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org]  
> On
> Behalf Of Mike Rupprecht
> Sent: Sunday, 7 September 2008 17:05
> To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] COMPASS commands
>
> Hi all,
>
>
>
> I got a lot beacons and we can see that COMPASS survives all the  
> eclipses.
> The battery voltage is increased to 3.67 volts.
>
> Please keep on trying to listen the beacon and send the following  
> commands:
>
>
>
> ****13#200#     threshold heater off to -55 degr
>
> ****14#200#     threshold heater on to -55 degr
>
> ****15#255#     low batt threshold to max -> charge batteries
>
> ****16#255#     critical batt threshold to max -> emergency mode (to
>
> save power)
>
>
>
> If COMPASS receive this sequence successfully you can hear a short
> confirmation beep.
>
>
>
> Uplink:     145.980 MHz FM
>
> Downlink:   437.275 MHz
>
>
>
> Thanks for your time and your efforts!
>
>
>
> 73, Mike
>
> DK3WN
>
>
>
>
>
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KK6MC
James Duffey
Cedar Crest NM






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