BY70-2 telemetry after eclipse

The new BY70-2 telemetry decoder needs a kiss file based on the updated gr-satellites (master branch) block KISS File Sink. This version implements an extension to the KISS protocol. Before each data frame, a KISS control frame with the timestamp encoded as the UNIX epoch in milliseconds in big-endian uint64_t format and a control byte of 0x09 is used. Great thanks to Dani for this implementation.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

10 Jul 2020 = 21.8 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
11 Jul 2020 = 21.2 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
12 Jul 2020 = 20.9 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
13 Jul 2020 = 21.1 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
14 Jul 2020 = 20.0 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
15 Jul 2020 = 19.3 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
16 Jul 2020 = 18.9 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)

AO-73 continues to rotate in the reverse of its normal spin direction with a high level of Nutation.
AO-73 is now starting to experience reduced eclipse periods (currently 18 minutes per pass) and is expected to be in full sun by August 10th.
73 de Colin VK5HI.

AO-73 : Funcube-1

Rotation Period

03 Jul 2020 = 25.2 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
04 Jul 2020 = 24.3 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
05 Jul 2020 = 23.6 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
06 Jul 2020 = 23.7 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
07 Jul 2020 = 23.2 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
08 Jul 2020 = 22.2 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
09 Jul 2020 = 22.3 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)

AO-73 continues to rotate in the reverse of its normal spin direction with a high level of Nutation.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

CAPE-1 Telemetry

03-07-2020 18:44:42 UTC

Beacon 1:  9F00EFF000000000
Beacon 2:  00FF1C15190B230800
Beacon 3:  090001070728

MPB Voltage           :   3.18 V
HPB Voltage           :   0 V
Battery 1 Voltage     :   4.78 V
Battery 2 Voltage     :   4.8 V
Batt 1 Current gener  :   0 mA
Batt 1 Current absorb :   0 mA
Batt 2 Current gener  :   0 mA
Batt 2 Current absorb :   0 mA
Temp Battery 1        :   0 °C
Temp +X face          :   -1 °C
Temp -X face          :   28 °C
Temp +Y face          :   21 °C
Temp -Y face          :   25 °C
Temp +Z face          :   11 °C
Temp -Z face          :   35 °C
Temp RF Amp           :   8 °C
Temp Battery 2        :   0 °C
Panel +X face         :   90 mA
Panel -X face         :   0 mA
Panel +Y face         :   10 mA
Panel -Y face         :   70 mA
Panel +Z face         :   70 mA
Panel -Z face         :   400 mA

AO-73 – Funcube-1

Rotation Period

26 Jun 2020 = 31.4 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
27 Jun 2020 = 29.9 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
28 Jun 2020 = 29.1 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
29 Jun 2020 = 28.5 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
30 Jun 2020 = 27.5 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
01 Jul 2020 = 26.4 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)
02 Jul 2020 = 25.7 seconds (from averaged panel temperatures)

AO-73 continues to rotate in the reverse of its normal spin direction with a high level of Nutation.

73 de Colin VK5HI.

CAPE-1 Telemetry

Telemetry received 02-07-2020 19:20 UTC by Ohio University Bobcat-1 GS.

Beacon 1:  9I00EEEF00000000
Beacon 2:  00FF1C151E0A1808F5
Beacon 3:  009M05000100

MPB Voltage           :   2.88 V
HPB Voltage           :   0 V
Battery 1 Voltage     :   4.76 V
Battery 2 Voltage     :   4.78 V
Batt 1 Current gener  :   0 mA
Batt 1 Current absorb :   0 mA
Batt 2 Current gener  :   0 mA
Batt 2 Current absorb :   0 mA
Temp Battery 1        :   0 °C
Temp +X face          :   -1 °C
Temp -X face          :   28 °C
Temp +Y face          :   21 °C
Temp -Y face          :   30 °C
Temp +Z face          :   10 °C
Temp -Z face          :   24 °C
Temp RF Amp           :   8 °C
Temp Battery 2        :   -11 °C
Panel +X face         :   0 mA
Panel -X face         :   1440 mA
Panel +Y face         :   50 mA
Panel -Y face         :   0 mA
Panel +Z face         :   10 mA
Panel -Z face         :   0 mA