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CAERUS – probable end of beacon activities


Due to operational considerations, the beacon will be off except in certain conditions and at variable event times which will not be predicted. Whereas tracking of the beacon is possible over the next few weeks, it is improbable.

USC CubeSAT Team


CAERUS Beacon


00:46 UTC  437.60mhz 1200baud Strong Signal
00:47 KE5RDY-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A02113114730000000000405DD606008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C163B1A80B2C078BF618073C06F80ADCE
00:47 KE5RDY-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211311E73000000000040BAD606008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C17091D80AD807ABF658079807680A4C5
00:47 KE5RDY-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A021131287300000000004017D706008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C17111E80AC807BBF67807D807B805581
00:47 KE5RDY-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A021131327300000000004074D706008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C171D1D80AD807ABF698082807F80F95E
00:48 KE5RDY-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211320073000000000040D1D706008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C17272080AE807BBF6A8087808380E55E
00:48 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211320A730000000000402ED806008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C172F2680B0807CBF6C80898086807C2B
00:48 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211321E73000000000040E8D806008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C18091E80B08079BF6E8090808D80B1D8
00:48 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A021132287300000000004045D906008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C180F2380AF8075BF6F8092808F8004E8
00:48 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211323273000000000040A2D906008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C181D2180B28076BF708095809380EB06
00:49 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211330073000000000040FFD906008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C18272280AD807BBF718096809580A655
00:49 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211330A730000000000405CDA06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C182C1E80B18077BF7280988095801C0C
00:49 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211331473000000000040B9DA06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C183B2080AE8079BF73809B80988003AB
00:49 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211331E7300000000004016DB06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C19091880AB807CBF74809D809A801321
00:49 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A021133287300000000004073DB06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C19132280AB8078BF74809E809C80C856
00:49 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211333273000000000040D0DB06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C191D2080AE8074BF7580A0809E80CB69
00:50 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A02113400730000000000402DDC06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C19272380B1807ABF7680A1809E808F37
00:50 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211340A730000000000408ADC06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C19312080AE807CBF7680A280A0808874
00:50 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211341473000000000040E7DC06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C193B2080AC8079BF7780A480A080AA2C
00:50 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211341E7300000000004044DD06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1A091E80AE8074BF7880A480A2808F78
00:50 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211342873000000000040A1DD06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1A131F80AF807FBF7880A680A3807BBB
00:50 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211343273000000000040FEDD06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1A1D2080B0C074BF7980A7C0A3808961
00:51 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A02113500730000000000405BDE06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1A271F80AD8075BF7880A780A480238E
00:51 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211350A73000000000040B8DE06008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1A311E80B2807BBF7A80A880A5800033
00:51 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A02113532730000000000405DE006008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1B1D1E80B08078BF7B80AB80A880069C
00:52 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211360073000000000040BAE006008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1B262180B48078BF7C80AC80A9801C97
00:52 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211360A7300000000004017E106008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1B311E80B38077BF7C80AC80AA80803A
00:52 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A021136147300000000004074E106008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1B3B2480B08078BF7C80AD80AA808DE7
00:52 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211361E73000000000040D1E106008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1C071F80AC8078FF7D80AD80AAC0DCDF
00:52 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A02113628730000000000402EE206008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1C132280B08076BF7E80AD80AB808ABC
00:52 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A02113632730000000000408BE206008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1C1D2080B1C075BF7D80AFC0AB804955
00:53 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211370073000000000040E8E206008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1C241F80B6807BBF7E80AF80AB80A4F5
00:53 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211371473000000000040A2E306008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1C3B2080AF8079BF7F80AF80AC80FEBA
00:53 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211371E73000000000040FFE306008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1D052480AE8078BF7F80B180AC8060E2
00:53 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A02113728730000000000405CE406008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1D132280B08077BF7F80B080AD803922
00:53 KJ6FIX-1/TCPIP>CQ>UI,?,F0 (1199 baud):
4341455255533B000200000C080A0211373273000000000040B9E406008B7B280009A2F15490260214C7C6D02AF9F80104100A040C1D1D1F80B0807BBF7F80B180AE8007E2


CAERUS beacon heard


Ken, W7KKE heard the first beacon from CAERUS on 437.600MHz (1k2 AFSK every 10 sec) at 20:25 UTC

KJ6FIX-1>CQ,TCPIP/1: :
4341455255533B000200000C080A020D1B0A560000001000402EE20400D0F5230008A2F0549026821CC7C6D022F9F80104100A041003242080A5C07FBF8B80BDC0B98094F3

decoded packet:
Total length: 59
Type:2
Unused: 0x00 0x00
Time: 12/8/10-2-13:27:10
Reboots: 86
Last Reboot Cause: 0
Flash Status: 16
Bit 0 = 0 : Device is ready.
Bit 1 = 0 : Device is NOT write-enabled.
Bit3&4= 1 : All sectors software-protected.
Bit 4 = 1 : WP is deasserted.
Bit 5 = 0 : Last op successful.
Bit 7 = 0 : Sector Protection Registers unlocked.
Radio Status: 64
No detailed Radio info yet
TLM Pointer: 320046
PLY Pointer: 2356688
Last Sent Command: 0x08 0xa2 0xf0 0x54 0x90 0x26 0x82 0x1c 0xc7 0xc6 0xd0 0x22 0xf9 0xf8 0x01
Time: 4/16/10-4-16:3:36
Gyro Rates Data Bytes: 0x20 0x80 0xa5 0xc0 0x7f 0xbf
Gyro Rates (deg/s): A: 2.34432 B: 12.0879 C: -9.450541
Gyro Rates New Data Flags: A: true B: true C: true
Gyro Rates Error Flags: A: false B: true C: false
Gyro Temp Data Bytes: 0x8b 0x80 0xbd 0xc0 0xb9 0x80
Gyro Temps (deg C): A: 45.1967 B: 52.4617 C: 51.8805
Gyro Temps New Data Flags: A: true B: true C: true
Gyro Temps Error Flags: A: false B: true C: false
Total count: 59 (Should be 83 or 59)

Here are the first published TLE

CAERUS
1 99999U 99999    10342.68664352  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    14
2 99999  34.5382 180.5256 0019992 245.8787 334.0535 15.92118320    16

More information here: http://www2.isi.edu/research/prj-serc/prj-serc_projects/prj-serc_projects-8.htm