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batdude

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something for those of you that are into Satellite and S band stuff ---- this reddit thread is updated before every launch with the STA (Special Temporary Authorizations) from the FCC to SpaceX for their flights.

defo a good place to watch if you are chasing Satcom / telemetry:

Reddit SpaceX FCC Authorization Page
 

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Regarding the KSC 406 MHz P25 system, are the TGs all Phase I or Phase II? The DB lists them all as 'D', vs the 'T' that I would expect for Phase II TGs. My BCD396XT is not decoding them, however. It seems like a pretty big oversight to have the TG type listed incorrectly.
Yes, I'm aware that my 396 will not decode Phase II TGs, and I wouldn't have tried to had they been listed in the DB as 'T' vs 'D'.
 

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Regarding the KSC 406 MHz P25 system, are the TGs all Phase I or Phase II? The DB lists them all as 'D', vs the 'T' that I would expect for Phase II TGs. My BCD396XT is not decoding them, however. It seems like a pretty big oversight to have the TG type listed incorrectly.
Yes, I'm aware that my 396 will not decode Phase II TGs, and I wouldn't have tried to had they been listed in the DB as 'T' vs 'D'.
i'll take a look at this - could be an oversight.


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Keep in mind that if a phase 1 radio affiliates with a phase 2 tg, it will change to phase 1 for the time being. And many systems start off in phase 1 to shake out the bugs, then move to phase 2....Mike
 
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