SPACEWARN Bulletin Number 518

C. Spacecraft Particularly Suited for International Participation: Category I

Spacecraft with essentially continuous radio beacons on frequencies less than 150 MHz, or higher frequencies if especially suited for ionospheric or geodetic studies.(NNSS denotes U.S. Navy Navigational Satellite System; an asterisk [*] indicates updated/new information since the last issue.) Updates or corrections to the list are possible only with information from the user community.

Note: The full list last appeared in SPX 513. A small revision appeared in SPX-515. The full list will appear again only when major updates are made.

Mr. Geoffrey Perry, MBE, Kettering Group, Cornwall, England, has reported on 26 December 1996 the following changes:

Designations           Epoch, Frequency, Power  Remarks
                       and Orbit Information

1991-081A (21796)      December 6, 1993         INACTIVE. REPLACED
                       149.97 MHz               by COSMOS 2336 on 26 December 1996
                       399.92 MHz
                       Inclination: 82.955 deg
1996-073A (24677)      December 20, 1996        ACTIVE in plane #4
                       149.97 MHz
                       399.92 MHz
                       Inclination: 82.949

SPACEWARN Bulletin Number 518
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