20 Sep

many XW-2 (CAS-3) satellites active

BJ1SB DFH XW2 XW2 AAA RTT RUU RUV RUV TNR L6I RMI RRM TTT RMN TKR RDR TTT TTI T4T TTT TTI TTT TTT IHI .. CAMSAT CAMSAT BJ1SB DFH XW2 XW2 AAA RTT RUU RTU RUV TMU R6I RMI RRM TTT RMD AKR HDR TTT TTT EDT TTT TII NTT … BJ1SC DFH XW2 […]

7 Nov

SumbandilaSat active over Europe

08:16 UTC strong downlink signals over Europe … listen to the complete pass (10 minutes) If I listen to the pass I am left wondering wheter it is what we want, what we need. And again I remember of some golden rules published many times not only by Ib, OZ1MY: It is obviously about time […]

28 Sep

Status

Status of active Satellites on Amateur Radio Frequencies last update: Sep 28, 2016 Satellite Status NORAD Uplink Downlink Beacon Mode Callsign Reports Info Telemetry Decoder PRATHAM ACTIVE 41785 ? . 437.455 145.980 1k2 AFSK, CW . latest report details AlSat-1N ACTIVE 41789 ? . . 437.650 9k6 FSK . latest report details Β³CAT-2 ACTIVE 41732 […]

30 Oct

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 […]

15 Aug

LUSAT-1 alive at night!

We knew that our LUSAT start transmitting again a couple of years ago, but only when illuminated by sun, and was not heard during the night. On the occasion of testing the application http://amsat.org.ar/sat.htm saw there was a nightly pass, which was tried to listen. Without much hope tuned 437.125 MHz, surprised to hear the […]

11 Feb

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 […]

20 Jul

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. […]

24 Nov

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 […]

18 Dec

XW-1 FM transponder on

21:15 UTC BJ1SA XW XW AAA TTT AUT AUE ETT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT XW XW BJ1SA XW XW AAA TTT AUT AVE ETT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT XW XW BJ1SA XW XW AAA TTT AUT TBT ETT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTT XW […]