[amsat-bb] Re: Cape-1 not Heard in IO92

G0MRF@aol.com G0MRF at aol.com
Sat Apr 21 09:36:26 PDT 2007

I also tried the morning passes over the uk today. I hoped that the  
satellite would recover having been in sunlight for long time before AOS.   However, 
nothing heard.
The last time I heard Cape 1 was at 22.14 on Wednesday April 18th with the  
satellite heading north from the UK having just emerged from eclipse over Spain 
 on orbit 24.  It sent its call - Which I misread as K5USA, followed by a  
string of seven zeros which faded into the noise.
Jonathan.  Can you tell us what the satellite is programmed to do in  its 
safe modes?
What should we be listening for now?
David  G0MRF
In a message dated 21/04/2007 13:57:18 GMT Standard Time,  
g7hia at btinternet.com writes:

Hi  Jonathan and the list,

Listened for 31126 (Cape-1?)  this  afternoon on the expected 13:00 UTC pass 
in range Central England.

Used  day 110.701138 keps taken from  Space Track this morning. Minitored for 
 over 30 minutes, nothing heard.

17 el X Yagi RHCP  Radio YAESU  FT847

73 John G7HIA


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