• Juno spacecraft on orbit @ Jupiter, 768.5M Km away.


  • At last, Juno on a 1.2m dish made possible as it was caught when the Doppler change was 0.08Hz/sec allowing a BW of 0.4Hz and 8x averaging. 898.6Mkm from Earth.

    Not on DSN at the time but -136dBm DSS65 22kBd the following day.

    21.4MHz = 8401.21599MHz


    1.2m Prodelin 1224 az-el with one of:
    S: Helical feed, 0.8dB NF LNA, X: 1.2dB NF LNA, conical feed,
    Ku 12-18GHz: corrugated conical feed, 1.5dB NF LNA, Ku (Standard): Octagon OSLO mod for C120 & ext ref Prodelin feed.

    Ka: Gilat ex-ODU PLLs Gilat feeds, Ka 18-26.5GHz: Patriot feed, home made 4dB NF LNA, Ka DSN: Corrugated conical feed, home made 3dB NF Down-Converter

    1.5m IRTE, Polar mount with Octagon OSLO mod. C120, IRTE feed
    40km East of London, UK

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