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Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory

NSSDCA ID: 1991-027B

Telecommunications Description

1. 10 minutes of TDRSS S-band Single Access (SA) link every other orbit for tape record playback at 512 kbps. 2. 32 kbps continuous Multiple Access (MA) link for engineering or science telemetry and onboard computer (OBC) dumps. 3. 125 or 1000 bps MA or SA link for command and tracking. 4. Return link bit error rate of less than 1.1 errors per 100,000 bits.

Telemetry Path

Telemetry support via Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS)

Effective Telemetry

32.0 kbps

Telemetry Rates

1.0-32.0 kbps

Additional Information

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