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[l] at 11/22/22 8:12am
Another year has passed and FUNcube 1 has continued to operate from its orbit around 600km above the earth. To start with some statistics. The spacecraft creates and downlinks data in frames that run for two minute periods. It has Continue reading

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

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[l] at 11/1/22 2:04pm
It is understandable that amateur radio operators in North America are disappointed that they cannot experience the fun of using QO100. However, although the footprint charts that have been published show that it is not possible, there have been good Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Canada, Geostationary, Newfoundland, North America, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 10/27/22 6:53am
Videos of the talks given at the 2022 AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium are now available on YouTube. Playlist is at https://youtube.com/watch?v=svaElf4UUkclist=PLTDI7lbh1cWo-8sCd4AptcdzumTRtsstF

[Category: Daily Updates, AMSAT, Colloquium, CubeSat, satellite]

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[l] at 10/5/22 6:22am
On Friday, October 7, 2022, from 15:14 GMT there will be a amateur radio contact from Antarctica with the International Space Station (ISS). Students from the #38 Raul Alfonsin school at the Esperanza Antarctic base will ask questions that will Continue reading

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

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[l] at 9/28/22 9:41am
In India on 15 Sep 2022, on the occasion of National Engineering Day, an excellent Workshop titled Fascinating World of Ham Radio Amateur Radio Satellites was conducted by AMSAT-INDIAs Regional Coordinator Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP at reputed Marwadi University Rajkot Continue reading

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

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[l] at 9/11/22 5:31am
As the WRC-23 approaches so the studies regarding AI9.1b (23cm and RNSS) are working towards conclusions. However the IARU is not content that all the operational aspects of the amateur service usage of the 1240-1300 MHz band are being properly Continue reading

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

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[l] at 9/5/22 6:46am
AMSAT-UK is very happy to announce the 2022 AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held as part of the RSGB Convention on October 8-9 at the Kents Hill Park Conference Centre, Timbold Drive, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ. Booking for the Continue reading

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

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[l] at 8/24/22 5:22am
Felix EA4GQS reports Spains latest amateur radio satellites to launch will be GENESIS-G and GENESIS-J on September 11 The AMSAT Bulletin Board post says: This is to confirm that the launch of our new GENESIS-G and GENESIS-J satellites with Firefly Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, GENESIS, Ham Radio, PocketQube]

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[l] at 8/16/22 9:26am
On Tuesday, August 16, BBC TVs Josie Hannett interviewed 8-year-old Isabella Payne about her amateur radio contact with NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS on the International Space Station. On August 2, Isabella, a member of Hilderstone Radio Society G0HRS, used Continue reading

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

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[l] at 8/11/22 8:37am
Kents Isle of Thanet News reports on the amateur radio contact between 8-year-old Isabella Payne and NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS on the International Space Station. In the Isle of Thanet News, Kathy Bailes, writes: A Broadstairs eight-year-old has chatted Continue reading

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

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[l] at 8/3/22 9:42am
NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS, who is on the International Space Station, describes his amateur radio contact with 8-year-old Isabella from Kent, UK, as his favorite so far. He tweeted: Ive had a lot of fun using the #ARISS amateur Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, astronaut, Ham Radio, ISS, STEM] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/2/22 3:26pm
On July 21 ten amateur radio CubeSats built by students at the Southwestern State University were deployed from the ISS. QSL cards and a diploma are available for receiving the SSTV, APRS and Voice messages On his website Dmitry Pashkov Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, APRS, CubeSat, Ham Radio, ISS, RadioSkaf, satellite, SSTV, SWSU]

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[l] at 7/30/22 3:23pm
The Chair of IARU Region 1 Spectrum and Regulatory Liaison Committee, Barry Lewis G4SJH, reports on the response to the EU WRC-23 consultation and the CEPT RNSS/23cm band study. On the IARU-R1 site he writes: In a collaboration between the Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, GNSS, Ham Radio, RNSS, WRC23]

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[l] at 7/21/22 11:49am
On July 21, 2022, during a spacewalk by Samantha Cristoforetti IZ0UDF and Oleg Artemyev, 10 amateur radio CubeSats were deployed from the International Space Station. On his website Dmitry Pashkov R4UAB reports: On July 21, 2022, during extravehicular activities (VKD-54), Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, ISS, satellie]

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[l] at 7/7/22 8:46am
E-members of AMSAT-UK can now download the Summer 2022 edition of OSCAR News, issue 238, here. The paper edition edition will be sent to postal members and should arrive in the next 2-3 weeks. In this issue: • From the Continue reading

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

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[l] at 7/1/22 12:57pm
On Episode 251 of NASAs Houston We Have a Podcast, Courtney Black describes the Amateur Radio program that connects astronauts in space to people and students around the globe. This episode was recorded on May 27, 2022. On this podcast Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Ham Radio, ISS, NASA] [Link to media]

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[l] at 6/29/22 11:39am
The Chair of the IARU Region 1 Spectrum Regulation and Liaison Committee, Barry Lewis G4SJH, took part in a joint session with the IARU-R1 Political Relations Committee (PRC) during the member society International Meeting convened during the HamRadio2022 Friedrichshafen event. Continue reading

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

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[l] at 6/23/22 3:30pm
After review and approval by the IARU Region 1 Executive Committee and the IARU Administrative Council a presentation on preliminary Amateur / RNSS Coexistence in the 23cm band has been released. See the presentation at https://www.iaru.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/23cm-Band-and-RNSS-June2022.pdf Source IARU https://www.iaru.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/23cm-Band-and-RNSS-June2022.pdf

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

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[l] at 6/15/22 4:30am
IARU report on the recent meeting of ITU-R WP5A, the lead group responsible for developing the Conference Preparatory Meeting report about the WRC23 agenda item on the 23cm band. The latest meeting of ITU-R WP5A concluded on June 2, 2022. Continue reading

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

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[l] at 6/13/22 9:19am
Many will be aware that FUNcube-1 has been transmitting a special Fitter message to commemorate her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee earlier this month. Everyone who receives this message and uploads it to the Data Warehouse using the Dashboard can Continue reading

[Category: Daily Updates, AO73, CubeSat, FUNcube-1, satellite]

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[l] at 6/1/22 12:45pm
Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are planning to transmit Slow Scan TV (SSTV) images on 145.800 MHz FM probably using the SSTV mode PD-120. The transmissions are part of the Moscow Aviation Institute SSTV experiment (MAI-75) and Continue reading

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

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