[amsat-bb] Will the power issues on the ISS affect the ARISS station?

Daniel J. Grinkevich danielgrinkevich at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 04:30:37 UTC 2015

It looks like they have everything still on full power.

*On Friday afternoon (11:55 am Houston Time), power channel 1B experienced
an electrical event that telemetry points to a fault in the power channel’s
Sequential Shunt Unit [SSU]. An SSU is responsible for regulating the power
voltage levels generated by the solar arrays before it is passed to systems
downstream,” NASA’s Dan Hout told SpaceFlight Insider. “A seamless power
transfer was performed to recover loads from channel 1B to channel 1A.
Currently operating on seven of eight power channels, no impact to station
systems or operations. Crew was never in any danger.*


Live telem: http://isslive.com/displays/spartanDisplay1.html


On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 10:29 PM, Todd W. Deckard <twdeckard at earthlink.net>

> Greetings all,
> The ISS appears to still be up on data.  Is there any chance the power
> issues will cause them to turn off the ARISS radio?
> Regards
> Todd KE0CMD
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