[amsat-bb] Re: CASSIOPE's Foldable Antennas

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Sat Sep 28 21:32:13 PDT 2013

On 9/29/13, Raydel Abreu Espinet (CM2ESP) <cm2esp at frcuba.co.cu> wrote:
> Hi Bernhard and all,
> I guess you are looking into the wrong catalogue number. Allouette-2 is
> 1965-098-A, not "L" which is what you looked for. I download its TLE
> regularly from Space-Track. NORAD Number is 01804.
> The TLE I am sending you is from 4 days ago are still good, in a previous
> e-mail I sent the frequencies:
> 1 01804U 65098A   13267.80431926  .00000325  00000-0  11085-3 0  4491
> 2 01804 079.8011 254.0639 1347527 258.0698 086.6578 12.24267898109332
> Mike Kenny has a nice page with old ages and historical 136-138 MHz band
> emitters. I don't remember the address, but you can Google it.
> By the way, my apologize to the rest of the AMSAT-BB readers, as it is not a
> 100% ham sat topic....

I stand corrected.  I gathered what I found before was information
about Alouette 2's debris, which I assumed was referring to an
inactive satellite.  There's also an entry for 1965-098K, which is
also debris.

The correct URLs for Alouette 2 would be:


There's more information on Alouette 2 at:


Also, I found these links to be useful:


By the way, your comments prompted me to look up the HearSat mailing
list and I signed up for it earlier this evening.  Thanks for the tip.
 Now I have another way to have fun with satellites!

Perhaps listening for old satellites might be a suitable topic for a
Journal article.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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