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Re: Quakesat beacon

On Tue, 16 Dec 2003, A Thomas wrote about Quakesat 10 sec 9600 bd Beacons:

> The QuakeSat team has published a revised beacon decode guide:...
> http://ssdl.stanford.edu/LM-CubeSat/Team4/
> Quakesat transmits at 9k6 baud at 436.675 Mhz. The beacon is quite strong
> at 1.2 W, and can even be heard on ht with a satellite antenna. The beacon
> transmits every 10 seconds, except when the satellite is collecting data,
> or in contact with the groundstation.

Anyone with a Kenwood TH-D7 or D700 mobile should be able to hear these on
an overhead pass.  Just set the internal TNC's baudrate to 9600.  DOnno
what the beacons look like, but maybe we can get the Quakesat people to
put something in it into APRS format...

de Wb4APR, Bob

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