D-SAT Mission update

This was another good week for D-Sat: the team is keeping its health in check through different LEOP (Launch and Early Operations Phase) tests and they will soon start testing the GPS and calibrating its sensors.
Also, they were recently able to determine D-Sat’s NORAD catalog number, which means that now Radio Hams as well will be able to acquire its signal.
Last but definitively not least, D-Sat sent us another souvenir from Space: a picture of clouds over the Atlantic Ocean and the coast of England.
Just look at this…

As of for this week’s issue, we thought it would be fun to explore the topic of mobile technologies. Happy reading!
Ciao, until next time!
-The D-Sat Team

9K6 Download from BISONSAT

Replay of 0354UTC pass over VK

06:48:24utc equates to 03:59:37utc actual download.

2017-07-08 06:48:24.910 UTC: [150 Bytes unknown Protocol]
from N7SKC to WH2XPM: 
   1 > 50 00 00 00 00 01 00 42 45 41 57 48 32 58 50 4D 09 06 10 04 
  21 > 09 20 71 3E 19 DE 0C 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
  41 > 00 00 00 00 00 00 06 8A F2 6B F2 BD F3 0B F3 03 F0 CA F3 12 
  61 > F3 87 F2 FF F3 18 F3 02 F0 FF F3 6F F2 FF F3 6D F1 9B F0 FF 
  81 > F3 50 F3 6C F1 9C F0 0F F3 15 F3 FF F3 4B F3 C3 F2 11 F3 98 
 101 > FF A8 FF 20 FF F0 DF 21 FA C1 FF 02 FF 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 
 121 > 05 01 06 01 08 02 00 00 00 01 F0 
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2017-07-08 06:49:26.460 UTC: [150 Bytes unknown Protocol]
from N7SKC to WH2XPM: 
   1 > 50 00 00 00 00 01 00 42 45 41 57 48 32 58 50 4D 09 06 10 04 
  21 > 10 22 28 4A 31 DE 0C 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
  41 > 00 00 00 00 00 00 06 D7 F2 59 F2 C2 F3 0F F3 03 F0 D1 F3 FF 
  61 > F3 93 F2 CE F3 D3 F2 02 F0 11 F3 7C F2 FF F3 6D F1 99 F0 FF 
  81 > F3 57 F3 6B F1 9C F0 0E F3 15 F3 FF F3 53 F3 C3 F2 FF F3 68 
 101 > FF C8 FF 84 FF 20 E0 96 FD 85 01 39 FE 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 
 121 > 05 01 06 01 08 02 00 00 00 01 F0 

BIRDS-1 Constellation TLE

1998-067MU
1 42820U 98067MU 17188.49472944 .00022637 00000-0 33880-3 0 9999
2 42820 51.6459 297.1078 0000191 112.5053 305.7240 15.54882633 39
1998-067MV
1 42821U 98067MV 17188.49472936 .00006293 00000-0 10000-3 0 9990
2 42821 51.6396 297.1033 0001708 338.7786 79.4174 15.54740082 11
1998-067MW   ***** not a BIRD *****
1 42822U 98067MW 17188.49484483 .99999999 00000-0 14670+1 0 9997
2 42822 51.6217 297.0661 0007364 19.4356 39.3809 15.53489700 16
1998-067MX
1 42823U 98067MX 17188.49472920 .00006283 00000-0 10000-3 0 9994
2 42823 51.6675 297.1562 0002633 83.1009 335.0641 15.54702773 12
1998-067MY
1 42824U 98067MY 17188.50049884 .00006258 00000-0 10000-3 0 9998
2 42824 51.6514 297.0980 0010323 341.8797 108.4603 15.54572798 13

Source: https://celestrak.com/NORAD/elements/tle-new.txt