Sunday, October 13, 2013

CUSat 1&2

CUSat 1&2 (SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch)


ref :http://amsat-uk.org/tag/cusat/
and  :http://cusat.cornell.edu/

You should be able to receive this satellite on this webSDR http://zr6aic.giga.co.za:8902
CUSat Tracking Info:Cusat 1


  • Beacon Downlink Frequency: 437.405 MHz FM (UHF band)
  • Beaconed Callsign: BOTTOM
  • FCC Callsign: WG2XTI
  • Data Rate: 1200 baud
  • Modulation: AFSK
  • Transmit Interval: Every 1 minute
  • RF Power Output: 2.2 W
  • Antenna Polarization: Linear


CUSat Tracking Info:Cusat 2

• CUSat-2   437.485 MHz
• Cross link 437.305 MHz


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

OOREOS Satellite Telemetry reception report.

O/OREOS Satellite Telemetry reception report.

The reception was done over webSDR from http://zr6aic.giga.co.za:8902 on Windows using Chrome and Soundmodem.

More details regarding the webSDR is available here http://zr6aic.blogspot.com/2013/08/now-added-70cm-satellite-websdr-with.html

Details on the OOREOS Satellite is available here http://ooreos.engr.scu.edu/dashboard.htm

Here is my audio recording and telemetry data decoded on webSDR on 08 October 2013 at 18:22GMT.
Beacon: 437.305 MHz 1k2 AFSK, FM
Call:KF6JBP
1k2 AFSK Beacon signal of OREOS


Settings on webSDR was as follows.
Frequency :437281.50 Mhz
Band width settings 15.28 kHz @ -6dB; 15.74 kHz @ -60dB.
Modulation: FM.

webSDR http://zr6aic.giga.co.za:8902

Sound modem application can be found here http://uz7ho.org.ua/packetradio.htm

Here is the setting of the sound modem configuration.



Telemetry Data decoded with Soundmodem application.


1:Fm KF6JBP To UNDEF Via TELEM <UI F/C Pid=F0 Len=64> [20:22:01R]
OOREOS.org    77899F0100001602DAFC0133000000CF090D5F094300204B46
1:Fm KF6JBP To UNDEF Via TELEM <UI F/C Pid=F0 Len=64> [20:22:06R]
OOREOS.org    7C899F0200000902C90200A301430E9A000D5F094300204B46
1:Fm KF6JBP To UNDEF Via TELEM <UI F/C Pid=F0 Len=64> [20:22:36R]
OOREOS.org    99899F000200FE011BF601A102000286010D5F094300204B46

Some more data from 28 November 2013
1:Fm KF6JBP To UNDEF Via TELEM <UI F/C Pid=F0 Len=64> [23:04:00R]
OOREOS.org    43EDE2010000FA00DA800117000000CF090D5F094300204B46
1:Fm KF6JBP To UNDEF Via TELEM <UI F/C Pid=F0 Len=64> [23:04:05R]
OOREOS.org    48EDE2020000F400920000A3017A089A000D5F094300204B46
1:Fm KF6JBP To UNDEF Via TELEM <UI F/C Pid=F0 Len=64> [23:04:10R]
OOREOS.org    4DEDE2030000E70000060032022E0054050D5F094300204B46
1:Fm KF6JBP To UNDEF Via TELEM <UI F/C Pid=F0 Len=64> [23:04:55R]

OOREOS.org    79EDE2000000F1001B9E019C02000286010D5F094300204B46

Telemetry can be decoded with the free software of Mike Rupprecht, DK3WN:http://www.dk3wn.info/sat/afu/sat_o_oreos.shtml
You will also need this ocx at this link.