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									INMCC STATUS & OPERATIONS REPORT

            December 2008


                            Form No.: MSA/SRD/QF/09C




      Indian Mission Control Centre (INMCC)
ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC)
          Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
          Department of Space, Government of India
           Plot No: 12 & 13, Peenya Industrial Estate
                       Bangalore-560 058
INMCC/ISTRAC, Bangalore, India




                                 Document Control Sheet



       1.      Classification            Restricted

       2.      Report Number             ISTRAC/INMCC/TR/08/2008

       3.      Report Date               5th December 2008

       4.      Report type               Technical Report

       5.      Title                     INMCC Status and Operations –
                                         November 2008

       6.      Abstract                 This report provides the details of
                                        LUT-INMCC System Operations and
                                        Search And Rescue (SAR) activities for
                                        November 2008


       7.      Prepared by               MA Vinod Kumar, Engineer
                                         S.V.S. Sambasiva Rao , Engineer


       8.      Reviewed by              N.K. Shrivastava ,Manager, INMCC
                                        V. Siddiramulu, GM, SBSG


       9.      Approved by              O. Chiranjeevi, DD, MSSA




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              MONTHLY REPORT ON INDIAN LUTs AND MCC
                     STATUS AND OPERATIONS

Date of reporting: 05th December 2008
Origin           : INMCC, ISTRAC/ISRO, Bangalore
Time period     : 01st November 2008 to 30th November 2008


1.     Space Segment
       1.1     LEO Spacecraft in operations
       SARSAT - 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

       1.2   GEO Spacecraft operations status
       INSAT-3A (93.5 deg E) – Supports 406 MHz beacon detection only.

2.     Beacon population in India
       INMCC Web-based Beacon Registration System statistics:
       No. of new beacons registered:   79 (10 EPIRBs, 62 ELTs, 7 PLBs)
       No. of Beacon records updated:   121 (18 EPIRBs, 89 ELTs, 14 PLBs)
       No. of Beacons de-registered:    87 (6 EPIRBs & 81 ELTs)
       No. of actual beacons increased in INMCC database:   23
       Total no. of beacons Registered so far in INMCC online database: 5061


       Note: Beacon registration can be done on-line through our website
       http://220.227.66.160     (or) http://inmcc.istrac.org

3.     System Availability

     System         Down time     Availability              Remarks
                                     (%)
     INMCC              Nil          100                      Nil
      LUT-1             Nil          100                      Nil
      LUT-2             Nil          100                      Nil
     GEOLUT             Nil          100                      Nil
 AFTN LINK              NIL          100                      Nil



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4.      System Operations
4.1 Alert Statistics: November 2008
      Service     Freq.      Real         Non       Test         Un-           Total
       Area        Band                 Distress              determined     (Resolved
                  (MHz)                                          (No         Locations)
                                                              Feedback)

      INDIAN       121.5       0           0            0         35                 35
       RCCs         243        0           0            0         27                 27
                    406        0           0            2         08                 10

       Total                   0           0            2         70                 72

    INDIAN         121.5       0           0            0         10                 10
     SPOCs          243        0           0            0         24                 24
  (Neighboring      406        0           0            0           1                 1
   countries)
       Total                   0           0            0         35                 35

Resolved: Detection of beacon more than once giving confirmed location of signal of origin
Un-resolved: Detection of beacon only once, giving two locations (one would be image)

4.2   406 MHz Alerts for the month of November 2008
 RA: Real Alerts, ND: Non-distress Alerts, UD: Undetermined Alerts, TL: Total Alerts
    Maritime (EPRIB)            Aviation (ELT)                 Land (PLB)             Total
   RA   ND UD TL             RA ND UD TL                    RA   ND UD          TL
    -     -    6   6          -     -     3    3             -    -    -         -        9


4.3    Distress incidents supported by INMCC since Jan 1989 (INMCC service area):

                      121.5 MHz                    406 MHz                       Total
       Upto       No. of       No. of        No. of          No. of      No. of           No. of
                 incidents      lives       incidents         lives     incidents          lives
                               saved                         saved                        saved
   November
                     13            31          52             1723         65             1754
    2008




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5.    Highlights of the activities during the month:
      i. General Technical Activities
          Operations normal.

      ii. Low Cost Beacon support
           RF Characteristic tests were carried out on VSSC developed beacon at
             VSSC, INMCC rep participated and held discussion with VSSC team to
             complete the activities by Dec 2008. ETDC started carrying out antenna
             tests on the beacon.
           Draft document for submission to Cospas-Sarsat test results and getting
             the ETDC lab certification is being developed.

      iii. SRE-2 developments:
           As decided by SRE-2 project team, the SRE-2 will carry indigenous beacon
             developed by VSSC. INMCC rep as member of task team participated in the
             pre-PDR meeting and provided necessary inputs.

      iv. MEOSAR Development
          Design document is being studied and necessary actions are being initiated
            for implementation of the system

      v. New MCC Development
          Functional, operational and performance requirement document prepared, and
           necessary action initiated to develop software requirement document.




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                                    ANNEXURE – 1

          ALERTS DETECTION TABLE IN INMCC SERVICE AREA
                   FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2008

==============================================================================
SL   BAND     LOCATION       SERVICE FIRST_DET LAST_DET No     BEACON DETAILS/
No (MHz) LATITUDE LONGITUDE AREA       DATE &   DATE &   of    FREQ BIAS (FB)/
            (Deg)      (Deg)           TIME(ut) TIME(ut) DET. INMCC REF. NO
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1    406    18.676 88.838 CALCUTTA     11/12/08 11/12/08    3 BBA8D74D34D34D1
                                       03:10:02 03:32:00      MARITIME
                                                              HONG_KONG
                                                              IDNO: 010000
                                                              FB : -23.531
                                                              90622

2   406       10.691    92.565 CHENNAI     11/09/08 11/10/08   4     AC0900DC34D34D1
                                           15:26:00 06:07:22         MARITIME
                                                                     PANAMA
                                                                     IDNO: 397000
                                                                     FB : 322.494
                                                                     90438

3   406       11.678    92.739 CHENNAI     11/11/08 11/11/08       2 B468D74364D34D1
                                           05:57:16 07:37:29         MARITIME
                                                                     INDIA
                                                                     IDNO: 019200
                                                                     FB : 11.756
                                                                     90538

4   406       9.957    76.273    CHENNAI   11/11/08 11/11/08        4 B46CE6E2F0671BD
                                           13:23:21 18:01:22          SERIAL AIRCRA
                                                                     INDIA
                                                                     IDNO: 103
                                                                     FB : 442.653
                                                                     90568

5   406       9.917    79.275    CHENNAI   11/26/08 11/26/08       16 9D0D290B7800001
                                           02:48:07 17:11:33          SERIAL MARITI
                                                                     G_BRITAIN
                                                                     IDNO: 672478
                                                                     FB : -11.596
                                                                     91798

6   406       -3.866    62.520 MUMBAI      11/03/08 11/07/08 11 B708D34D34D34D1
                                           06:25:02 05:13:26    MARITIME
                                                                KOREA_SOU
                                                                IDNO: 000000
                                                                FB : 32.891
                                                                89990



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7    406      21.397    72.168 MUMBAI     11/09/08 11/11/08    44   AF0A4E8C86A54D1
                                          05:50:00 09:22:02         MARITIME
                                                                    ST_VINCENT
                                                                    IDNO: _J8TR6
                                                                    FB : -244.757
                                                                    90406

8    406      -3.724    64.637 MUMBAI     11/09/08 11/12/08    60 35F9A9FE93EF1FF
                                          18:41:16 12:57:21        LP SPARE
                                                                   JAPAN
                                                                   IDNO: N/A
                                                                   FB : 43.709
                                                                   90450

9   406       8.546     81.205 SRILANKA   11/27/08 11/27/082 2DCC56AC4A11145
                                          11:35:20 11:39:03  LP-STD SERIAL
                                                             USA
                                                             IDNO: 5669
                                                             FB : 2902.238
                                                             91900
==============================================================================
                             RCC        SPOC TOTAL
                    CALC CHEN DELH MUMB
           121.5      9    9     3  14   10     45
             243     20    2     0   5   24     51
             406      1    6     0   3    1     11
           TOTAL     30   17     3  22   35    107
==============================================================================




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                                  ANNEXURE - 2

        406 MHz CONTINUOUS WAVE INTERFERENCE SIGNAL DETECTION
                    FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2008

   ===========================================================================
    SL      LOCATION        SERVICE AREA FIRST_DET LAST_DET No FREQ BIAS/
    No LATITUDE LONGITUDE                   DATE &   DATE &   of INMCC REF
          (Deg)      (Deg)                  TIME(ut) TIME(ut) DET.
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1    16.615   98.204    THAILAND      11/03/08 11/11/08   46 36594.762
                                          04:39:59 14:43:55        94481

    2     17.308      97.782     THAILAND        11/13/08 11/13/08     3     16555.121
                                                 02:53:41 07:17:48          96225

    3     17.230      97.610     THAILAND        11/15/08 11/15/08     2    16078.633
                                                 03:52:10 10:09:59          96517

    4     3.576       102.443    SINGAPORE       11/15/08 11/16/08     3     -4181.757
                                                 19:35:56 03:34:55            96665

    5     16.384      97.689     THAILAND        11/16/08 11/18/08     17    -3971.664
                                                 06:46:08 06:25:15            96779


    6     17.077      97.594     THAILAND        11/17/08 11/18/08     20   56040.594
                                                 23:30:20 04:06:11          97021


    7     16.847      98.189     THAILAND        11/26/08 11/30/08     16   36847.426
                                                 00:38:29 10:50:49          98549

   ===========================================================================




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