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We have had a sucessful launch and have a TLEs. The beacon sounds like 56k modem with 10 second period and 2 minutes of transmit.
UPDATED TLE FROM JSPOC.
Aeneas_ObjectK 1 90038U 0 12306.41712838 +.00006903 +00000-0 +62346-3 0 00506 2 90038 064.6704 251.9056 0218252 275.4175 082.1957 14.79787018007166
We have an agonizing 9 hour communications delay after deployment before our first passes in North America therefore, the Aeneas team would really appreciate and request your rapid email forward of beacon packets to firstname.lastname@example.org to determine the state of health of the satellite. Many thanks to the amateur community.Go NROL-36! Go Aeneas!
E-mail for Telemetry data: email@example.com
Please send any/all information packets recieved (raw only) to the following e-mail address with the word "Pass" in the title of the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Launch and Initial Orbit Information: AENEAS is expected to launch on Atlas V on September 13th, time TBA from Vandenberg AFB in Santa Barbara, CA. The TLE will be updated every day in which you can update your tracking software to recieve downlink information
Communication Systems Information: AENEAS uses amateur satellite band. The following information is required to recieve information from the AENEAS satellite:
- CALL SIGN: KE6YFA default - KJ6PVS pending student contact
- Beacon Downlink Frequency: 437.600 MHZ, 20kHz bandwidth
- Beacon Output Power: 1 W
- Antenna: Monopole Whip
- Modulation Type: AFSK
- Modulation Frequency: 1200bps
AENEAS will beacon every 10 seconds. Due to operational reasons the beacon may not be on at all times or may
be at 60 second intervals.
Please note that the information on this website might not be as accurate until closer to launch date.