STS-121 pre-launch comms on 5711 kHz USB

STS-121 pre-launch comms on 5711 kHz USB

Post by Allan.St.. » Mon, 03 Jul 2006 23:27:50

NASA Vessels up on 5711 kHz USB
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It is Sunday 10:09am EDT (1409z).
  The NASA SRB recovery vessels "Liberty Star" and "Freedom Star" are
up on 5711 kHz USB, in comms with Cape Radio. Cape Radio tried to QSY
them to HF freq 9132, but even though I heard both sides well, Cape
Radio could not hear them. It seemed like the vessels could hear Cape
Radio, however.
  Unfortunately with the weather here so bad, it is doubtful the
STS-121 launch will take place today, so the Liberty Star and Freedom
Star will have to wait another day to retrieve solid rocket boosters.
They feel like The Butcher does when I toss his frisbee and it gets
caught high in a tree.

AL STERN Satellite Beach FL
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FloridaMilcom/