[amsat-bb] Shin-En 2 transponder launch
rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 12:39:27 UTC 2014
So it is a demod/remod fsk data repeater? Please give us more description
of the "F1D" transponder.
I cannot WAIT for the Virginia Tech super ground station to be up and
running. My office is covered up in boxes with PoP (pile of parts). I
had hoped to have it up and running through 70cm before Thanksgiving. Just
too much to do.
On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 5:10 PM, <z0110 at nifty.com> wrote:
> Shin-En 2 not have a Mode J transponder.
> We can use ‘A system’ for F1D uplink/downlink.
> CWID will be transmit by the B system.
> Format is:
> More information will be available soon.
> 73, Hideo Kambayashi JH3XCU/1
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:59:25 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
> > From: Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
> > To: amsat-bb <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Shin-En 2 transponder launch
> > I think I've gathered enough information about this to get a little
> Shin-En 2 is going to be launched with Hayabusa-2 from Japan early
> November 3
> 0 UTC on an Earth escape trajectory, Along with Artsat-Despatch. Shin-En 2
> ries a 800mw Mode J transponder and 800mw WSJT beacon. It looks like there
> l be a pass before it gets too far out right after launch, where the range
> 20k-30k km for me in Florida. This will be much, much weaker than FO-29,
> but i
> t might be workable with a AO-13 class station early on the first day or
> I'll be up for the launch and the first window around 2AM EST on the
> morning o
> f the 1st. It'd be nice to have some stations to work if it's possible!
> > Here are some links:
> > Synopsis
> > Data Format
> > Hideo Kambayashi has been posting links and pictures on the AMSAT North
> ica Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/7828379515/
> > A diagram indicating the position when Shin-En 2 will be deployed has
> been c
> opied to http://www.amsat.org/?attachment_id=3564 I hope to put together
> a pos
> t for the AMSAT website front page tonight with more details.
> > We should be able to use the Artsat-Despatch tracker for both
> satellites, at
> least in the beginning: http://api.artsat.jp/pass/
> > Some info on Artsat http://despatch.artsat.jp/en/Main_Page and
> > That's all for now, more after work.
> > 73, Drew KO4MA
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