I’m KF7APE. At about 1726UTC on July 3. Very excited! Using a simple J-Pole antenna during a very close pass. Can’t wait for new antenna to arrive to do even more :)
Call log courtesy ariss.net:
Ah, the simple joy of checking units on orbital calculations. I am amazed at how the published papers and reference implementations I’ve been looking at today are sloppy with or completely omit units (or worse, mix them). Getting units right can help avoid losing spacecraft, ya know.
OK, that’s enough listening (and hoping someone will transmit so I can hear the response.) Next time: transmitting.
FOX-1C is a 1U Cubesat carrying a camera board designed by Virginia Tech (my alma mater) and will be launched later this year. I can’t wait to download pictures of the Earth from this little wonder.
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