The Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) initiative has another launch on October 28 at 5:48 a.m. EDT and a number of Amateur Radio satellites are among them. On the CubeSat reflector Connor Lange KJ6KSV ELaNa III Groundstation Coordinator posted this information:
The ELaNa III Cubesats being launched are listed below:
Downlink Freq: 437.475 MHz
Give the satellite to radio amateurs for experiments. Why Not? The Gift for 300 Billions USD :)
Controllers in Contact with Russian Satellite Dropped Off in Useless Orbit
The Russian Express-AM4 satellite launched Aug. 18 into a bad orbit is communicating normally with ground controllers, has partially deployed its solar arrays, pointed to the sun and is in a safe and stable standby mode,...
Amazing. "OSCAR-7" still ALIVE (!)
This satellite is ancient! Batteries died in the early 80s and the thing's still going on the ancient solar panels. Simply & awesome.
With the constant evolving nature of radio over the years, satellite radio has come into existence. In the past, listeners only had the benefit of AM and FM Stations. Now, radio has been taken into space, with broadcasts available from satellites. This technology is a new and innovative option for those who listen to music and broadcasts on their car radios or home stereos. Like any new system, the question...
MacDoppler for Cocoa was re-written from the ground up to take full advantage of all the great Cocoa capabilities in OS X on PPC as well as Intel hardware. MacDoppler will provide any level of station automation you need from assisted Doppler Tuning and Antenna Pointing right on up to fully automated Satellite Gateway operation. (more…)
FASTRAC-1, FASTRAC-2, NanoSail-D2, O/OREOS and RAX were launched at 01:24 UT on Saturday Nov 20, reports of the signals are needed. So far signals have been reported from FASTRAC-2 (Emma), O/ORES and RAX.
- FASTRAC-1 "Sara Lily" 437.345 MHz FM AX.25 1200bps
- FASTRAC-2 "Emma" 145.825 MHz FM AX.25 1200bps
- RAX-1 437.505 MHz
- O/OREOS 437.305 MHz
- Nanosail D2 0.5 sec beacon...
Planet Earth has entered the age of the Personal Satellite with the introduction of Interorbital's TubeSat Personal Satellite (PS) Kit.
The new IOS TubeSat PS Kit is the low-cost alternative to the CubeSat. It has three-quarters of the mass (0.75-kg or 1.65-lb) and volume of a CubeSat, but still offers plenty of room for most experiments or applications. And, best of all, the price of the TubeSat...
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