Lonestar-2 Launched

Lonestar-2 (AggieSAT-4 and BEVO-2) Launched from the International Space Station.

AggieSAT-4-Launched-29012016

AggieSAT-4-after-launch

Source: Tim Peak on Flickr

It was only on the fifth pass that I could receive signals from AggieSAT-4 on 436.250 MHz. Data is send with 9600 baud FSK and decoded with the help of UZ7HO HS sound-modem software.

AggieSAT4-TLM-RX

   1 > C0 00 57 48 32 58 47 4E 6C 09 00 00 24 0E D8 0E DB DC 00 DB 
  21 > DC 00 02 00 03 00 6A 02 02 00 01 00 02 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
  41 > 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
  61 > 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
  81 > 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 08 20 80 3A 00 00 00 00 00 00 
 101 > DB DC 7F 00 00 DB DC 7F 00 00 DB DC 7F 37 0D 01 07 13 00 00 
 121 > 00 68 68 68 68 DE 45 C0 
 WH2XGN

At the moment if you want to receive AggieSAT-4, you can use the TLE data from ISS. The coming days a NORAD ID will be announced and this object will get his own TLE data.

0 LONESTAR
1 41313U 98067HP  16030.33672022 -.00000484  00000-0  00000+0 0  9993
2 41313  51.6476  30.4721 0005403  89.0857 271.0404 15.54324811    90

More information on AggieSAT-4 and the Texas A&M University can be found at the following URL: AggieSAT Lab

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