February 24, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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

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