Re: New Metop Launch Attempt

From: John Locker (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Tue Oct 17 2006 - 04:41:18 EDT

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    And for  members in Europe Robert , we are lucky to  have two digital 
    satellite TV feeds....
    
    As advised by ESA TV   the following freqs will be in use.
    Launch due 1628 GMT
    
    Eutelsat W2 at 16 degrees East, Transponder B6 vertical, channel F (SCPC)
    F=11.172 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4, Carrier up 15:30-19:00 GMT
    
    Clean feed from Baikonur - no mission commentary:
    
    Eutelsat W2 at 16 degrees East, Transponder B6 vertical, channel E (SCPC)
    F=11.163 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4, Carrier up 15:25-16:45 GMT
    
    John
    
    
    
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Robert Holdsworth" <robbonz1@xtra.co.nz>
    To: "Seesat List" <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 8:36 AM
    Subject: Re: New Metop Launch Attempt
    
    
    > Details of launch coverage at http://www.starsem.com (they will be using 
    > http://www.videocorner.tv but  if you have problems with it  it may be 
    > better to use the link from Starsem, of course ensuring that any popup 
    > blocker does not prevent  the window from opening.)
    >
    > Launch kit available from http://www.starsem.com/news/kits.htm
    >
    > Robert
    >
    >
    > ----- Original Message ----- 
    > From: "Gerhard HOLTKAMP" <grd.holtkamp@t-online.de>
    > To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    > Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 7:19 AM
    > Subject: Re: New Metop Launch Attempt
    >
    >
    >>
    >> In my Metop launch announcement on 13-OCT-06 I mentioned that the Fregat 
    >> upper
    >> stage would lower its perigee by 100 km after seperation from Metop. I 
    >> now
    >> learned that they will actually do a proper de-orbit burn. This 20 second
    >> burn will start at 18:14:58 UTC (17-OCT-06) half a minute after exit from
    >> Earth shadow. Reentry will be over the Pacific at 18:53 UTC. Note that 
    >> this
    >> burn takes place when Metop and Fregat are visible from parts of
    >> Eastern and Central Europe.
    >>
    >> Once again the scheduled time for liftoff is at 16:28:13 UTC on 
    >> 17-OCT-06.
    >> A TLE set for Metop after seperation from Fregat at 17:36 UTC is:
    >>
    >
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