Software

  Sep 01, 2017 update Online Telemetry Forwarder v.1.0.2 (minor bugfix – please read ini file)) Aug 30, 2017 *new* D-SAT telemetry parser (HighFreq, EPS, ADCS telemetry – needs D-SAT MySQL database) v.0.4 Aug 29, 2017 update Online Telemetry Forwarder v.1.0.1 (support two soundmodem instances – please read ini file)) Aug 29, 2017 *new* Pegasus […]

Decay

Low Earth orbiting satellites experience orbital decay and have physical lifetimes determined almost entirely by their interaction with the atmosphere. The drag force that such a satellite experiences is due to its interaction with the few air molecules that are present at these altitudes. The density of the atmosphere at LEO heights is controlled by […]

Status

Status of active Satellites on Amateur Radio Frequencies last update: August 28, 2017 Satellite Status NORAD Uplink Downlink Beacon Mode Callsign Reports Info Telemetry Decoder TPU-120 INACTIVE tbd . . 437.025 FM RS4S latest report details TechnoSat ACTIVE 42829 435.950 435.950 . FM CW 4k8 GMSK DP0TBA latest report details Tanusha-1 (RS-6S) ACTIVE 42914 437.050 […]

Encounters

As a service to the satellite operator community, the Center for Space Standards & Innovation (CSSI) offers SOCRATES-Satellite Orbital Conjunction Reports Assessing Threatening Encounters in Space. This service provides regular information on pending conjunctions on orbit over the coming week. Twice each day, CSSI runs a list of all satellite payloads on orbit against a […]

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 […]