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Re: Packet system turned off?



Hi Dave,

Yeah, I saw that too.  I figured it was just that my keps were off.
On the previous pass, I heard a few packets just after it had set, so
I adjusted my clock.  But the keps I used were about 12 days old.

Maybe they really did turn it off...

Greg  KO6TH


>From: "Dave Larsen PhD" <doc@volcano.net>
>To: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
>Subject: [sarex] Packet system turned off?
>Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 14:29:22 -0700
>
>  Looks like the packet system was shut off at 2122 UTC  [ half way through
>the pass ]
>
>Dave
>N6CO
> >
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Farrell Winder" <fwinder@one.net>
>To: "Frank H. Bauer" <ka3hdo@comcast.net>
>Cc: "AMSAT" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2003 11:21 AM
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: [sarex] Packet
>
>
>Hello Frank,
>     Very strong packets from the ISS  on the pass beginning at 18:08 UTC 
>at
>my qth Cincinnati, Ohio.  Excellent job in reprogramming .Thanks to you and
>the ARISS Staff.  73, Farrell Winder, W8ZCF, Cincinnati, Ohio.
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Frank H. Bauer" <ka3hdo@comcast.net>
>To: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
>Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2003 10:15 PM
>Subject: [sarex] Packet
>
>
> > All,
> >
> > As I mentioned in my previous e-mail on this subject, yesterday (Friday)
>we
> > had a teleconference between the ARISS teams in the US and Russia and
> > NASA.  It is our understanding that sometime on Sunday (tomorrow) Yuri
>will
> > be reconnecting the 2 meter equipment, turning power back on and
> > configuring the system for packet operation on the standard packet
> > channel.  This will probably be early in the day for those in North
>America.
> >
> > As part of the procedure we generated, we had asked for Yuri to report 
>to
> > the Mission Control Center in Moscow when the procedures were completed
>and
> > provide confirmation that the packet is operating properly.  We have
> > another teleconference scheduled for tomorrow with Sergej Samburov, 
>RV3DR,
> > (ARISS-Russia) to determine status after these procedures are completed.
> >
> > Now comes the interesting part.  A member of our NASA team obtained a 
>copy
> > of the Radiogram that was uplinked to the crew and forwarded this
>radiogram
> > to us.  The last line in the radiogram, after Yuri reports the results 
>to
> > the MCC (Mission Control Center) is:
> >
> > "NOTE: system shutdown will be performed on MCC GO"
> >
> > It is not clear how or why this line was added.  It was not part of the
> > procedures we provided.  We will have to learn how this was added over 
>the
> > next few days.  What it could mean is that the system may be turned off
> > minutes after it is reconfigured.
> >
> > I would ask all to please keep your packet stations on and report any
> > packet activity, if any, on this reflector.  If the system gets shut 
>off,
> > we will work with the US and Russian control centers to have it turned
>back
> > on.  There is a school group contact scheduled for August 28 in
> > Houston.  We would expect that the crew would follow the procedures
> > provided with each school group contact to configure the system for
> > continuous packet operations.
> >
> > As we get more details, we will share them with you.
> >
> > 73,  Frank Bauer, KA3HDO
> >
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