FoxTelem

From SatNOGS

The Fox Telemetry Decoder allows the user to demodulate, store and analyze telemetry data from AMSAT’s Fox series of Cube Sats. For more information and downloading the latest copy of FoxTelem for Windows, Mac or Linux see: https://www.amsat.org/foxtelem-software-for-windows-mac-linux

Downloading ogg file from observation

On the bottom left of the observation page, click the download audio button.

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The downloaded file will have a filename that looks like this: satnogs_ObservationNumber_YYYY-MM-DD-SomeMoreStuff.ogg

Converting SatNOGS ogg file to wav

On a Linux command line, the conversion looks like this:

$sox satnogs_ObservationNumber_YYYY-MM-DD-SomeMoreStuff.ogg ObservationAudio.wav

Uploading wav file into FoxTelem and demodulating

Then start FoxTelem and click the start button and locate the wav file you want to demodulate.

On a Linux command line, starting FoxTelem looks like this:

$java -jar FoxTelem.jar

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Interpreting the results

When it's done, select the tab for the appropriate Satellite name. For Fox1-A (AO 85), the first sub-tab shows the health telemetry.

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The second sub-tab shows the Vanderbilt University Radiation experiment results.

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The third sub-tab shows additional ground station measurements.

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