Re: North Korean Satellite (was: Re: Seesat-l Digest, Vol 35, Issue 16)

From: ka8vit@ka8vit.com
Date: Mon Dec 17 2012 - 18:13:12 UTC

  • Next message: Greg Roberts: "Re: North Korean Satellite (was: Re: Seesat-l Digest, Vol 35, Issue 16)"

    The way I understand this is that the launch was a missile test.
    
    Once the missile test objectives were met the "satellite" was just
    left tumbling in orbit with no expectation of transmissions of any
    kind.
    
    73 - Bill KA8VIT
    
    
    On December 16, 2012 at 11:45 PM KD7RVH <kd7rvh@gmail.com> wrote:
    > I just had a 79 degree pass and heard nothing on 468.0, 468.25, or
    > 479.0 MHz. I either couldn't pull it out of the noise or it's not
    > there.
    >
    > > i'm wondering if there are any other HAMs on this list who may be listening
    > > to
    > > see if they can detect the bird... personally, i'm suspecting that it is
    > > inoperable but no one will know for sure unless some radio traffic is picked
    > > up
    > > from it...
    
    
    
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    Bill Chaikin, KA8VIT
    USS COD Amateur Radio Club - W8COD
    WW2 Submarine USS COD SS-224 (NECO)
    
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