ESA Smart-1 Lunar Orbiter                                                                                                                   updated: (18/10/2006 11:50:38 +0100)

Update 15/08/2006 - Smart 1 finally heard on X-band. Here are a few screenshots of the X-band carrier, showing the Doppler shift. The frequency was around 8453MHz. There is some further info on Smart-1 at the S-Band reception page.

(Above) Initial detection showing carrier falling (CW mode)

(Above) Doppler inversion showing carrier rising (CW mode)

(Above) Doppler inversion showing carrier rising extremely fast (CW mode)

SDR-14 output showing the actual carrier rising as Smart-1 accelerates towards the Moon.