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>>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>>Van: enp <enp@wxs.nl>
>>Aan: Chris M van den Berg <cmvdberg@wxs.nl>
>>Datum: donderdag 29 oktober 1998 9:26
>>Onderwerp: FW: [sarex] Mir Amateur Radio status: October 28, 1998, 2 new
>>projects fly
>>
>>
>>  >Subject: [sarex] Mir Amateur Radio status: October 28, 1998, 2 new
>>>projects fly.
>>
>>Hello Friends!
>>
>>I hope so, but during a conversation with a press representative at TsUP
>>Moscow, I asked if the Sputnik-41 and the SSTV gear had been loaded into
the
>>Progress-M40 freighter. My spokeswomen at TsUP did not know but she
>>consulted a higher official and the answer was negative: no radio-amateur
>>equipment was loaded. Other items had a higher priority.
>>
>>Chris.
>> >
>>>Mir Amateur Radio Status:  October 28, 1998
>>>
>> )PMS:
>>>The PMS was temporarily shutdown this week in preparation for the docking
>>>of the Progress, etc.
>>
>>That is right. In the past a docking almost failed due to interference
>>caused by transmissions on other frequencies.
>>
>>As of today (29.10.1998) the PMS is ON again .
>>
>>You wrote:
>>
>>>Progress 40: Docked
>>>
>>
>>The Mir supply rockets are called Progress rockets.
>>
>>My comment:
>>
>>I am sorry, but these are not 'rockets', but 'ships' .   The rockets used
to
>>launch Progress-M freighters (ships or tankers) are Soyuz-U rockets. The
>>Progress-M40 aftert launch uses to separate from the last stage of the
>>Soyuz-U rocket and continues here flight independently.    Orbit
corrections
>>during the 2 days flight are given by impulses of the Progress-M engines.
>>
>>You wrote:
>>
>>The  real exciting cargoes are the two new Amateur Radio experiments that
>>were delivered to the Russian Space Station Mir.
>>
>>Sputnik-41.
>>
>>My comment:
>>
>>Let us wait and see.   Although my sources at TsUP are very reliable
>>'desinformation' might be possible. If there has been 'desinformation' and
>>the amateur gear reached MIR I will congratulate you all! (And of course
QAP
>>as soon as Sputnik-41 has been launched from MIR)
>>>
>>Chris.
>>
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