Tanusha-SWSU-1 (RS-6) active

english message spanish message russian message chinese message (thanks Tetsu, JA0CAW) Two Russian satellites are planned to be activated inside the International Space Station (ISS) Russian Segment as part of a verification test from July 4-8. Tanusha 1 and 2 are also known as Radioskaf-6 and 7(RS-6, RS-7). They are 3U CubeSat with handle. Tha […]


Status of active Satellites on Amateur Radio Frequencies last update: August 28, 2017 Satellite Status NORAD Uplink Downlink Beacon Mode Callsign Reports Info Telemetry Decoder TPU-120 INACTIVE tbd . . 437.025 FM RS4S latest report details TechnoSat ACTIVE 42829 435.950 435.950 . FM CW 4k8 GMSK DP0TBA latest report details Tanusha-1 (RS-6S) ACTIVE 42914 437.050 […]

TW-1A, TW-1B, TW-1C update

TW-1A 435.645 MHz 4k8/9k6 GMSK, 1W, 10 second transmit interval TW-1B 437.645 MHz 4k8/9k6 GMSK, 1W, 20 second transmit interval TW-1C 435.645 MHz 4k8/9k6 GMSK, 1W, 10 second transmit interval ADCS Three-axis stabilization and control are realized by applying a momentum wheel combined with the active magnetic control. Also a new GPS/BD receiver will play […]

FOX-1 has been selected to join the ELaNa program

Project ELaNa, NASA’s “Educational Launch of NanoSat” managed by the Launch Services Program at the Kennedy Space Center, announced on February 10 that the AMSAT Fox-1 cubesat has been selected to join the program. NASA will work with AMSAT in a collaborative agreement where NASA will cover the integration and launch costs of satellites deemed […]

Atlantis deployed Pico-Satellite Solar Cell Experiment

07:49 UTC Space shuttle Atlantis deployed a small, eight-pound, 5” X 5” X 10” solar cell technology demonstration satellite, called PicoSat, from a canister in the shuttle cargo bay. Pico-Satellite Solar Cell Experiment (PSSC) is a picosatellite designed to test the space environment by providing a testbed to gather data on new solar cell technologies. […]

FASTRAC mission update from JSC Amateur Radio Club

FASTRAC-2 (Emma) FAST-2 is alive, needs a reset, and has not been commanded yet. FAST-1 and FAST-2 remain attached as planned. FAST-2’s 1200 bps 3-minute beacon (145.825 MHz) reverted to 9600bps at two minute intervals over night last night. This indicates that the TNC reset itself and the on-board microprocessor wasn’t responsive to restore the […]