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PhoneSat 2.5 is in orbit !

April 18, 2014 - 1:15 p.m. PDT

PhoneSat 2.5 has been successfully deployed from the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and is now in orbit !!! The satellite may need a full day to charge before sending its first beacon packet. Please consult the dashboard page for more tracking information.

Thank you again for your support in making this technology demonstration successful!

PhoneSat Packet description

PhoneSat satellites are emitting packets over the amateur radio band at 437.425 MHz. Packets are transmitted using AFSK (1200 bps) modulation, AX.25 packet coding and have vertical linear polarization.

PhoneSat 2.4 will transmit with a periodicity of 30 seconds whilst performing an activity and with a periodicity of 150 seconds during charging.

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Received packets

Date and time (UTC) User Location Packet
Mar 30, 2014 8:22:09 Tetsurou Satou

50 34 43 2C 37 38 34 2C 31 39 33 39 2C 32 2C 54 90 6D 90 52 90 FD 90 70 8E B1 8F 44 90 24 8F 90 8F B0 8F 77 8E 9C 90 20 93 B3 90 CC 9A FF 96 CF 8C 2E 8F AF 90 20 90 20 90 20 90 20 98 9F 90 20 8D D6 90 BD 8E C5 8D CF 8C 2E 8C BB 90 20 90 20 90 20 90 20 95 46 90 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 50 34 43 2C 37 39 32 2C 31 39 33 39 2C 32 2C 54 90 6D 90 52 90 FD 90 70 8E B1 8F 44 90 24 8F 90 8F B0 8F 77 8E 9C 90 20 93 B3 90 CC 9A FF 96 CF 8C 2E 8F AF 90 20 90 20 90 20 90 20 98 9F 90 20 8D D6 90 BD 8E C5 8D CF 8C 2E 8C BB 90 20 90 20 90 20 90 20 95 46 90 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

Audio file

Jan 20, 2014 3:45:02 Julian

+ecky~-12 TEST P/F=0 PID = 34 <CRC OK>-2 I N(R)=7 P=1 N(s)=7 PID = 7E <CRC OK>gIw|h-12 SABM P/F=1 PID = 4F <CRC OK>

Jan 17, 2014 17:55:28 Julian

[2014-01-17 04:55:12] _~|9qg-5 P/F=1 PID = FE <CRC OK>

Jan 12, 2014 12:25:32 Tetsurou Satou

1:Fm KJ6KRW To CQ Via TELEM <UI F/R Pid=F0 Len=119> [21:03:09R] P4C,767,457,2,TmREpŽ±DE°wŽœE“³ÌE–ρE¯EEEE˜ŸEÖ½ŽÅÏEŒ»EEEE•FE

Audio file

Nov 23, 2013 2:48:52 clfranciunknown

P4C,800,0,0,

Nov 21, 2013 4:43:16 steven_scu

P4C,776,0,0, P4C,775,0,0,