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[aprssig] APRS satellite Launch 11 March CALL SIGN ??

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Mar 5 18:36:02 UTC 2010


Steve,
I found a link on the web page:
http://ssl.engr.uky.edu/suborbital/socem

Tha says that the packets will be sent under the call sign,
KJ4HVJ. 

Hope that helps
Bob, WB4aPR

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Noskowicz [mailto:noskosteve at yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 11:27 AM
> To: bruninga at usna.edu; TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS satellite Launch 11 March CALL
SIGN ??
> 
> 
> 
> 
> What is the APRS call sign?
> 
> 
> I posted this for the local club and someone wants to watch 
> it on the net.
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
> > East Coast APRS Satellite Launch 11
> > March!
> > 
> > You will be able to see it too over most of the
> > mid-atlantic.  I
> > don't see a launch time or any other info yet.  Here
> > is what I
> > have received:
> > -----------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > A sounding rocket with amateur satellite operating on
> > 144.39 MHZ
> > APRS will rise to 100 miles or so for an 8 minute
> > mission.  The
> > rocket (I think) is the Hall 12.067.
> > 
> > The payload is called SOCEM/ADAMASat.  There is a
> > computer
> > program and GUI to interface to your PC so you can grab
> > the
> > telemetry live.  It is on:
> > http://ssl.engr.uky.edu/adamasat_free_gui.exe
> > 
> > It's a one shot deal, so I'm gonna have a backup TNC and
> > HYPERTERM collecting everything.   
> >     
> > ADAMASat is the Antenna Deployment and Mono-filament
> > Actuator
> > Satellite. It's a 2U CubeSat designed by Kentucky Space as
> > part
> > of SOCEM, the Sub-Orbital CubeSat Experimental Mission.
> > ADAMASat, which is scheduled to launch on Hall 12.067 out
> > of
> > Wallops Flight Facility on 11 March, will fly in space for
> > roughly 8 minutes performing an engineering experiment and
> > transmitting data down to Earth via APRS packets. 
> > 
> > More information on ADAMASat is available at
> > http://ssl.engr.uky.edu/suborbital/adamasat Kentucky
> > Space is
> > hereby releasing to the AMSAT-NA community the ADAMASat
> > FREE
> > GUI, a free 32-bit Windows binary for amateur radio
> > operators in
> > the Eastern United States who are interested in tracking
> > ADAMASat on its launch day. The GUI is a standalone
> > application
> > and upon opening it on his/her computer, the HAM will be
> > greeted
> > with a popup window which explains the steps required to
> > track
> > the payload. 
> > 
> > All that is needed is a Windows machine, a radio and TNC
> > which
> > can receive on 144.390 MHz, a serial or USB cable, and a
> > suitable location. The GUI parses the APRS packets as they
> > are
> > received, graphing temperatures on-board the payload and
> > reporting status of the mission in real-time. It also
> > includes
> > instructions on e-mailing the packet log to Kentucky Space
> > to
> > aid in post-processing, and a built-in aggregator for the
> > official ADAMASat Twitter RSS feed. 
> > 
> > Disclaimer: Kentucky Space provides the GUI "as is"
> > without
> > warranties of any kind, and shall not incur any liability
> > for
> > any damages connected to the use of the GUI.
> >         
> > 
> > 
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> 
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