Delta 4 Rocket launched tonight!
133.750 Patrick AFB Twr: Jolly helos takeoff.
133.800 Cape Ctrl w Jolly 1, Jolly 2 helos.
143.725 CCAFS Range Safety Officer Variety
156.800 USCG Range Ctrl w various vessels
156.800 USCG Range Ctrl w Vessel Dole Columbia
156.800 USCG Range Ctrl w Vessel Triple _ Cosmos.
156.800 USCG Range Ctrl with TNE (T and E?); allows
him to proceed into Port Canaveral.
157.075 USCG Range Ctrl w USCG Assets, USAF Helos.
157.075 USCG Range Ctrl w 617 (CG 45617)
157.075 USCG Range Ctrl
157.100 USCG Sector Jax, USCG Port Canaveral with
Vessel "Washington Express," warning the
Captain to slow down to 10 knots until 2100
local because they are approaching area
where spent rocket boosters from tonight's
Delta 4 launch will descend.
157.100 USCG Range Ctrl w Vessel Vitamin Sea:
"Come to heading 220 toward Southeast Two buoy."
157.100 USCG Range Ctrl w Dole Columbia:
"You are entering a Security Zone for a rocket
launch; we would like you to slow to 12 knots"
until the rocket is launched at 8:27 pm.
157.175 USCG Range Ctrl asks Vessel Triple _ Cosmos what
his best speed would be; tells Captain it is
critical that he maintain his current heading
and speed due to the rocket launch that will
occur to his west in 45 min.
157.175 USCG Range Ctrl w Vessel Dole Columbia; tells
Captain to slow to 12 knots until he observes
launch has taken place (8:27 to 8:57 pm EDT).
157.175 USCG Range Ctrl with vessel "TNE": "You are fine
to stay there fishing this evening; we don't
want you to go any further north."
157.175 USCG Range Ctrl w Vessel Dole Columbia; "You
must now come to an immediate stop and then
take a heading of 055."
158.805 EOC bcst of Launch Ops comms.
255.500 Jolly helo air-air.
298.200 CCAFS Variety w Jolly 2 re coords of vessels.
AL STERN Satellite Beach FL