5 May

IO-86 – APRS activation

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 by

Dear all,

As today and tomorrow are holiday in Indonesia , APRS payload on IO-86 is going to be activated with the following schedule:

5 May: pass 03.15 and 04.59 UTC
6 May: pass 01.53 and 03.37 UTC

Then back to regular weekend schedule (between 0100 and 0500 UTC, depending operator availability )

73 de Yono YD0NXX / N5SNN

13 Nov

IO-86 transponder activation

Friday, November 13th, 2015 by

Dear AMSAT members
We have schedule testing 1 pass with LAPAN Command Center to open voice transponder of IO-86 / LAPAN-ORARI. All countries in Equatorial can use and give me report via email yd1eee@gmail.com.

Date 14 November 2015 at 01:35 UTC – 03:40 UTC .. Every Amateur can use the Voice Transponder
– Uplink 145.880 MHz tone 88,5Hz
– Downlink 435.880 MHz

IO-86
1 40931U 15052B   15316.15776324  .00001070  00000-0  60618-4 0  9994
2 40931   6.0030  69.3893 0012877 275.6206  84.2533 14.76374433  6653

Another test on IO-86 Satellite, APRS:

Date: 15 Nov 2015 02:00 UTC till 04:10 UTC (1 complete circle around the globe)

Freq: 145.825 MHz
APRS Path: YBSAT

All licensed amateur are encouraged to test this satellite, and reports are welcome.

If, you happen to see ISS close by, then you can try the “double sat hopping”, by using the following Path “YBSAT,ARISS”.

73 de Yono – YD0NXX / N5SNN

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