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  • Monday, November 28, 2011

    Hams Listen to Mars Science Laboratory Signal


    As NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory was streaking away from Earth just seven hours after its November 26 launch, amateurs using the AMSAT-DL facility in Bochum, Germany eavesdropped on its 10 GHz telemetry signals.

    At 21:45 UTC the spacecraft was about 70,000 miles from Earth, heading for a Martian rendezvous in August 2012. James Miller, G3RUH, remotely reconfigured the Bochum tracking and recei...

    Via ARRL - Read the full Article