Friday, October 28, 2011

AubieSat-1 succesfully launched. Go hams go

Students and amateur radio fans all over the world: help them get data from AubieSat-1 after the launch.

Telemetry Format

Transmissions are in boldface while notes are italicized. For all transmissions, arbitrary digits represent digits in base 10, capital R denotes a decimal point, and FFFF is in hexadecimal.
AubieSat-1 downlink frequency: 437.475 MHZ
Keplerian Elements
Epoch: 28 Oct 2011 11:26:20 UTC
Period: 5841.68 sec
Eccentricity: 0.0253027
Inclination: 101.648 deg
Argument of Perigee: 295.263 deg
RAAN: 233.359 deg
True Anomaly: 198.658 deg

The satellite will start transmitting on 28 Oct 2011 at 12:17:20 UTC

Basic Beacon 20wpm (for 20 sec total)
Every 1 min (Unless AS-1 is in outreach mode)

HI HI DE KI4NQO AUBIESAT 1 VB 3R68 SK (Beacon includes battery voltage)
Outreach Beacon 20 wpm (for 75 sec total)
Every 5 min (Only when AS-1 is placed in outreach mode)
HI HI DE KI4NQO AUBIESAT 1BT (Initialize transmission)
FFFF BT (Minutes since deployment)
01 VB 3R68 TB 39R2 BT (Battery voltage and temperature)
02 P1 3R68 P2 3R68 BT (Solar Panels 1 & 2 Max Power)
EOT DE KI4NQO 73 SK (End of Transmission)

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