Re: UNAMSat 2

Don Horton (
Tue, 21 Jan 1997 16:04:47 -0500

At 10:37 PM 1/21/97 +0300, Igor Lissov wrote:
>Does anybody know the current status of UNAMSat 2 (1996-052B,
>USSSPACECOM #24305) launched Sep.05 1996. There are
>some strange reports of its decay while I cannot imagine satellite
>decay from a 1000 km circular orbit. Maybe it failed, not decayed?

        You are referring to amateur radio satelite OSCAR 30, also known as
MO-30.  I have just this minute finished reading the wekly status report
from AMSAT-NA, which does not list any problems with the bird.  I will raise
the question on tonight's AMSAT net if I am able to check in.

        Happy bird-hunting,
                                Don Horton N1ISB

                      Don Horton              N1ISB

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