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!