Re[2]: Sputnik Copied

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     The last date known for the launch is 18 of october.

     The frequency is 145.820 or 145.840 depending which model will fly.=


     Can we know what was the signal heard the 6 october  looks like ?

     F6FAO =

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Objet : re: Sputnik Copied
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C=3DFR/ =E0 x400
Date :    06/10/1997 04:56

Don Horton <>
>        Heard the Sputnik replica 6OCT97 00:37:40 UTC on 145.810 MHz. =

>Reciever was Kenwood RS-711A with discone hanging from ceiling.  Real e=
asy =

>copy provided the squelch is wide open.
>        Definitely worth listening for....

the problem is - it hasn't been turned on yet!  Hmm, what *were* you =

listening to ...???

Sputnik was carried in to orbit aboard the recent Progress launch. =

Progress M-36 (25002 97058A).  It will be transfered in to Mir via the =

Kvant-1 docking port along with the rest of the Progress cargo *after* =

Progress is docked with Mir.

Some time in the future the Sputnik model will be ejected overboard by t=
he =

cosmonauts during an EVA, along with the other tasks planned for that EV=

I've heard mid-October, but I don't believe that's correct.  According t=
o =

Frank Culbertson, the U.S. Phase 1 manager, current discussions about th=
e =

next spacewalk are centering around another internal spacewalk (IVA) in =
to =

Spektr again, presumably more work to determine the location of the leak=

and recover whatever may be useful within Spetkr.  Obviously Sputnik wou=
ld =

have to be tossed overboard during an external spacewalk (EVA).



Philip Chien [M1959.05.31/31.145//]