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[l] at 1/18/22 8:56am
AMSAT-EA Mission Manager Felix EA4GQS provides an update on the status of the EASAT-2 and HADES satellites launched on January 13. On the AMSAT Bulletin Board he writes: We confirm the reception of both EASAT-2 and HADES, as well as Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, EASAT-2, HADES, Ham Radio, PocketQube, satellite]

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[l] at 1/17/22 11:48am
The Chair of IARU Region 1 Spectrum Affairs, Barry Lewis G4SJH, reports on the work being done in defending the interests of the Amateur Services in the 1240-1300 MHz band. On the IARU Region 1 site he writes: As we Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Galileo, GNSS, Ham Radio, RNSS, satellite]

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[l] at 1/12/22 12:36pm
The Tevel mission consisting of 8 satellites developed by the Herzliya Science Center in Israel, each carrying an FM transponder, is expected to launch on January 13 at 15:25 GMT on the SpaceX Falcon-9 Transporter-3 mission. This mission also carries Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, satellite, Tevel]

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[l] at 1/7/22 7:27am
The EASAT-2 and HADES satellites, each carrying an FM transponder and digipeater, is expected to take place on January 13 at 15:25 GMT on the SpaceX Falcon-9 Transporter-3 mission. A translation of a post by Spains URE reads: The Scottish Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, EASAT-2, HADES, Ham Radio]

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[l] at 1/3/22 1:09pm
A DXpedition to Svalbard (78° North) is planned for April 19-26 with the callsign JW0X. In addition to the five HF stations (FT8/FT4/RTTY/SSB/CW) the team will activate the first QO-100 satellite DX Station callsign JW100QO April 22-24. Making the first Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Es'hail-2, Geostationary, Ham Radio, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 1/1/22 7:22am
There are presently three FUNcube based missions in orbit – currently all of them have active, linear U/V transponders. The current status of each of these can always be checked on the useful AMSAT-NA status page https://www.amsat.org/status/ and an update Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, AO-73, CubeSat, EO-88, FUNcube, JO97]

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[l] at 12/18/21 3:32pm
The CAMSAT XW-3 (CAS-9) satellite carrying a 145/435 linear transponder has been installed on the CZ-4C Y39 launch vehicle at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. The launch is scheduled for 03:11:31 GMT on December 26. XW-3(CAS-9) satellite will be piggybacked Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CAMSAT, CAS-9, Ham Radio, satellite, XW-3]

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[l] at 12/18/21 3:32pm
The CAMSAT XW-3 (CAS-9) satellite carrying a 145/435 linear transponder has been installed on the CZ-4C Y39 launch vehicle at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, launch is expected on December 25. XW-3(CAS-9) satellite will be piggybacked on the rocket with Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates]

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[l] at 12/15/21 9:29am
The ARISS team will be supporting Slow Scan TV (SSTV) operations from the International Space Station during the period of December 26-31. The images will be related to lunar exploration. The transmissions should be available worldwide on 145.800 MHz FM. Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Ham Radio, ISS, SSTV]

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[l] at 11/21/21 5:51am
November 21, 2021, marks the eighth birthday of the FUNcube-1 CubeSat. Remarkably the tiny spacecraft, launched from Russia on November 21, 2013, continues to work well having travelled more than a billion kilometres in space. During the past couple of Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, AO73, CubeSat, FUNcube-1, Ham Radio]

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[l] at 11/20/21 5:47am
Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are planning to transmit Slow Scan TV images on 145.800 MHz FM using the SSTV mode PD-120. The transmissions are part of the Moscow Aviation Institute SSTV experiment (MAI-75) and will be Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, International Space Station, ISS, MAI-75, SSTV]

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[l] at 11/20/21 5:47am
Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are planning to transmit Slow Scan TV images on 145.800 MHz FM using the SSTV mode PD-120. The transmissions are part of the Moscow Aviation Institute SSTV experiment (MAI-75) and will be Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, International Space Station, ISS, MAI-75, SSTV]

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[l] at 11/13/21 3:52pm
Former AMSAT-DL President Prof. Dr. Karl Meinzer, DJ4ZC, who was first licensed in 1957 aged 17, has been named a new DARC honorary member. He was awarded the AMSAT-UK G3AAJ Trophy in 2000. A translation of the DARC post reads: Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, DJ4ZC, Ham Radio, Karl Meinzer, satellite, Space]

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[l] at 10/30/21 3:51am
During the period October 20-29, 2021, the IARU continued to engage in the preparatory work for WRC-23 agenda item 9.1b in ITU‑R Working Party 4C (WP4C). The IARU Region 1 reports says: The working party is considering simulations provided by Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Galileo, GNSS, Ham Radio, RNSS, satellite]

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[l] at 10/25/21 11:23am
A video of the talks given at the 36th annual AMSAT-UK Space Colloquium on October 24, 2021, is now available on YouTube. Timestamps 00:00:00 Stream starts 00:08:00 Official opening by Martin Sweeting, G3YJO 00:19:38 IARU Amateur Satellite co-ordination. Hans Blondeel Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, satellite, Space]

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[l] at 10/13/21 10:26am
The ARISS Operations UK Team have released a 57 minute video of the ARISS event at Mary Hare School for the deaf in Newbury, on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Radio amateurs in the UK and across Europe were able to Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Ham Radio, Internatioanl Space Station, ISS]

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[l] at 10/11/21 1:00pm
The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held as an online Zoom Webinar on Sunday the 24th October 2021. The Colloquium will run from 10.45 BST to approximately 16.00 BST (0945-1500 GMT). A full programme of the event is available Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, satellites, Space]

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[l] at 10/10/21 7:02am
AMSAT-EA is already working on the mission of what will be the first satellite of URE (Spains national amateur radio society), URESAT-1. A translation of post by URE says: At the IberRadio Fair, held in September, the possible functionalities that Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, AMSAT-EA, Ham Radio, satellite, URE, URESAT-1]

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[l] at 10/8/21 5:46am
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has received schedule confirmation for an ARISS radio contact with astronauts. ARISS is the group that puts together special amateur radio contacts between students around the globe and crew members with ham Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Ham Radio, ISS, Space Station]

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[l] at 10/6/21 12:52pm
UoSAT-OSCAR-9 (UoSAT-1), developed at the University of Surrey by Martin Sweeting G3YJO and his team, was launched into orbit 40 years ago on October 6, 1981. UoSAT-1 was the first modern microsatellite with in-orbit re-programmable computers and its signals were Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, Oscar-9, UOSAT-1]

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[l] at 10/4/21 12:50pm
At 11:12:33 GMT on Tuesday, October 12, students at Newburys Mary Hare School for deaf children will be using amateur radio to talk to astronaut Mark Vande Hei KG5GNP aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Mark will be using the Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Ham Radio, ISS]

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