Herschel reception - Latest news updated: (15/05/2009 23:32:34 +0100)
15th May 2009 - Herschel received no problem, even with local tree clutter. Downlink frequency was 8468.454MHz, the FFT below shows the tail end of a coherent locking cycle. The distance to the probe is only ~170,000 Miles.
Sidebands carrying data can clearly be seen!