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Offline Boriken

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RS-15 Satellite 29353 kHz
« on: September 03, 2019, 1802 UTC »
Happened to be home during a good overhead pass. Heard the RS-15 beacon on 29353 kHz, Sep 03 2019 at 1655 UTC. TS520SE & 15m inverted vee.
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Re: RS-15 Satellite 29353 kHz
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2019, 2115 UTC »
Nice to know it is still active!
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Re: RS-15 Satellite 29353 kHz
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2019, 2219 UTC »
The Russians lofted a lot of neat sats nack in the day that could be heard on hf, some even had their transponder inputs on hf. I imagine you had to be fast on the dials to keep a sig centered.
http://www.spacetoday.org/Satellites/Hamsats/HamsatNamesFreqs.html
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Re: RS-15 Satellite 29353 kHz
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2019, 0041 UTC »
Used to work Oscar 7/8 & RS-10/11 (2m up/10m down) & RS-12 (15m up/10m down) back in the 80's & 90's. Had a blast. Doppler wasn't too bad on HF but did require some multitasking to keep up with the 2m signal. Looks like the Chinese plan to launch one this fall that's 15m up/10m down. Look forward to giving that one a try.

Oscar 7 is still kicking around but haven't heard the 10m beacon in a couple of years.
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Re: RS-15 Satellite 29353 kHz
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2019, 1724 UTC »
Have to take a closer look at HAMsats.
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