March 9, 2021

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Via the ARRL: British Columbia Radio Amateur Copies Signal from Mars-Orbiting Satellite

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As reported on Spaceweather.com, Canadian radio amateur Scott Tilley, VE7TIL, has snagged another signal from deep space. His latest conquest has been to copy the signal from China’s Tianwen-1 (pronounced “tee-EN-ven”) probe, which went into orbit around Mars on February 10. Tilley told Spaceweather.com that the probe’s X-band signal was “loud and audible.”

“It was a treasure hunt,” Tilley told …

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/british-columbia-radio-amateur-copies-signal-from-mars-orbiting-satellite

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