Amateur Radio Operator receives ISRO Mars Orbiter. Post #4526.


Source:  Southgate Amateur Radio News, dated 25 September 2014.

Article excerpt:

On Wednesday, September 24, the Indian Space Agency ISRO successfully put thier MOM spacecraft into Mars orbit, the first country to have achieved this in the initial attempt.

Radio amateur Paul Marsh (G7EYT/M0EYT) received the signal from the Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft and tweeted:  “S-Band downlink from MOM spacecraft now on orbit @ Mars!  Great signal with Doppler; congrats to ISRO-good job”.

An image of the MOM signal can be seen at:

http://pjm.uhf-satcom.twtr/mom_240914.jpg.

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BBC News report

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28268186

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

 

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