There will be an HAB launch from USM Nibong Tebal, Penang today carrying a dual band voice repeater payload which can be access from the frequency below.
Uplink 435.935 Tone 203.5
There will be an APRS tracker onboard the HAB with the callsign 9M4ESC-11 for telemetry tracking and retrieval. [ TRACK 9M4ESC-11 ].
– 1121hrs : HAB Launched
– 1131hrs : APRS onboard HAB malfunctioned and only reporting default programmed GPS location, temperature and pressure datas. There are no way to know where the exact location of the HAB.
– 1245hrs : HAB reported start to decend
– 1710hrs :Retrieval team failed to locate the HAB in the predicted dropzone which is in the Melacca Straits, HAB team officially announce the payload is total lost.