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Author Topic: STS-133 Space Shuttle launch on Monday 1st  (Read 1433 times)

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STS-133 Space Shuttle launch on Monday 1st
« on: October 28, 2010, 1541 UTC »
> To: udxf@yahoogroups.com
> From: graham.tanner1@virgin.net
> Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 10:53:13 +0100
> Subject: [UDXF] STS-133 Space Shuttle launch on Monday 1st
>
> All,
>
> don't forget that the Space Shuttle is due to launch on Monday 1st
> November. It is due to take-off at 16.40 EDT, which is 20.20 UTC.
>
> For several hours before the launch there will be several NASA, USCG
> and US Navy ships and aircraft working on HF. Listen to 'Cape Radio'
> on 10780 khz in the 5-6 hours before launch, and listen to see if
> they mention which other HF freq(s) they are using.
>
> Don't forget to post logs here on UDXF so that we can all listen-in.
>
>
>
>
> For those of us in Europe, about 20 minutes after launch the STS will
> fly over Europe ... probably south of Eire, across the southern UK,
> ventral Europe and then south-eastern Europe ... and if it is a clear
> night it may be visible to the naked-eye. Even if it's not visible,
> listen on UHF 259.7 AM (if you can) and you may hear a few short
> transmissions from the Space Shuttle.
>
> Good luck.
>
>
>
> Graham Tanner,
> London, UK.

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Re: STS-133 Space Shuttle launch on Monday 1st
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2010, 0714 UTC »
Radio Reference Audio Feed for Kennedy Space Center just in case propagation sucks:

http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?feedId=705

 

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