[amsat-bb] CubeSat launch 17Apr07 06:46:35UT - INFO UPDATE

Ralph Wallio, W0RPK W0RPK at netINS.net
Sat Apr 14 04:46:25 PDT 2007

The next CubeSat launch is scheduled for 17Apr07 06:46:35UT via an
ISC Kosmotras Dnepr launch vehicle from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
Four-of-seven CubeSats will be using Amateur Radio frequencies and
modes as follows:

CalPoly PolySat CP3
436.845MHz (1W) 1200bps FM AFSK AX.25 (Part-5 experimental license)
-- UPDATE: CP3 will only transmit on command from CalPoly GS
-- UPDATE: Forward reception and telemetry reports to polysat at gmail.com

CalPoly PolySat CP4
437.325MHz (1W) 1200bps FSK AX.25
-- UPDATE: CP4 downlink is FSK - use SSB mode to receive
-- UPDATE: FSK data at 2min intervals preceded by CW ID
-- UPDATE: Telemetry decoding software will be available via TBA
-- UPDATE: Forward reception and telemetry reports to polysat at gmail.com

University of Louisiana CAPE-1
435.245MHz (1W) 9600bps FM FSK AX.25 and CW telemetry
during opposite 30sec intervals using call sign K5USL
Forward reception and telemetry reports to jd.harrist at gmail.com

Universidad Sergio Arboleda  (Colombia) Libertad-1
437.405MHz (400mw) 1200bps FM AFSK AX.25
-- UPDATE: Forward reception and telemetry reports to 5k3l.colombia at gmail.com

Also see http://cubesat.atl.calpoly.edu/ and
http://showcase.netins.net/web/wallio/CubeSat.htm for more information.

P-POD C (Preliminary) for 17Apr07 launch
1 xxxxxU xxxxxxxx 07107.29311609  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0 0000x
2 xxxxx 098.0870 182.3615 0084000 198.3918 339.9240 14.51600000    1x

Preliminary First Orbit+ Schedule
17Apr07     06:46:35UT  Launch
            07:02       CubeSat separation
            07:08       AOS South Africa
            07:52       AOS Hawaii USA
            07:59       AOS CalPoly  CA USA (max el 4.5d)
            08:01       AOS KL7UW  Alaska USA
            08:20       AOS Northern Europe
            08:25       AOS Central Europe & UK

            09:17       AOS ZL1AOX  New Zealand
            09:42       AOS KL7UW  Alaska USA
            10:53       AOS ZL1AOX  New Zealand
            11:16       AOS Japan
            11:30       CP4 start transmitting
            12:32       AOS ZL1AOX  New Zealand
            15:04       AOS WØRPK  Iowa USA
            18:21       AOS CalPoly  CA USA
            18:25       CP3 transmit on command

TNX es 73 de Ralph Wallio, WØRPK
W0RPK at netINS.net
Hubbert's Peak - The Mother of all Perfect Storms

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