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[l] at 7/27/20 3:30pm
On Monday, July 27 Dom Smith M0BLF gave an online talk – Getting started on QO-100 – as part of the RSGB Tonight @ 8 live webinar series. Dom’s lockdown project was to complete a set up for the QO-100 … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 7/27/20 11:47am
It is planned that Russian cosmonauts will transmit amateur radio Slow Scan Television (SSTV) images from the International Space Station (ISS) during August 4-5 on 145.800 MHz FM (likely using PD-120). It should be receivable across the British Isles and … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 7/24/20 9:37am
On Friday, July 24, Ofcom released their statement on 5725-5850 MHz and 5925-6425 MHz. The main points are: • Make 5925-6425 MHz available for Wi-Fi and other RLAN technologies • The release of this spectrum will also enable very low … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Deep-Space, Ham Radio, RLAN, satellite, spacecraft, Wi-Fi]

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[l] at 7/23/20 5:03am
The University of Maine Wireless Sensing Laboratory (WiSe-Net Lab) and AMSAT have signed an agreement to collaborate on building and operating MESAT1, Maine’s first small satellite, to be launched in space in the next three years. MESAT1 is Maine’s first … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, MESAT, MESAT1, WiSe-Lab]

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[l] at 7/22/20 5:09am
The University Wuerzburg Experimental Satellite 4 (UWE-4) successfully used its propulsion system in order to conduct orbit control. The 1U CubeSat, developed and built at the Chair for Robotics and Telematics, is equipped with the electric propulsion system NanoFEEP which … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, UWE-4]

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[l] at 7/20/20 8:56am
The objective of the AMSAT-UK OSCAR Satellite QSO Party is to encourage all radio amateurs around the world to get on the air and make contacts via satellites during northern hemisphere summer. We would like to attract both seasoned die-hard … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, OSCAR, QSO Party, satellite]

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[l] at 7/17/20 4:22am
The DARC reports unauthorized transmissions are taking place in the 144 MHz satellite segment of the 2m amateur radio primary allocation. A translation of the DARC post reads: In the 144.010 MHz to 144.020 MHz range, illegally operated transmitters are … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, Interference, satellite, Water Vitalizer]

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[l] at 7/16/20 10:38am
Spain’s national amateur radio society URE says SpaceX will launch the EASAT-2 and Hades satellites in December 2020. AMSAT-EA, the URE satellite group, is building the satellites together with the European University of Madrid. The launch has been managed through … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Alba Orbital, Amateur Radio, EASAT-2, HADES, Ham Radio, PocketQube, Space-X]

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[l] at 7/14/20 12:47pm
The 69th meeting of CEPT ECC Working Group SE-40, held June 23-23, discussed the amateur radio 1240-1300 MHz band, the meeting documents are now available. Several contributions were received for the ECC Report dealing with the coexistence between the radionavigation-satellite … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 7/10/20 7:17am
The European Space Agency (ESA) website has published a proposal by radio amateurs from AMSAT-DL for LunART (Lunar Amateur Radio Transponder): a Communications Platform on the Large European Lander to support communication and payload experiments. Peter Gülzow DB2OS and Matthias … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, Lunar, LunART, spacecraft]

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[l] at 7/9/20 3:41pm
Nature carries an article about the spacecraft Longjiang-2 / Lunar-OSCAR 94 (LO-94) that carried the first Amateur Radio communication system to operate in lunar orbit. As a part of China’s Chang’e-4 lunar far side mission, two lunar microsatellites for low … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, LO-94, Longjiang-2, Lunar, Moon, satellite, spacecraft]

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[l] at 7/9/20 9:28am
ESA Education has released tutorial videos explaining how to make use of various computers and mobile devices to receive the International Space Station SSTV transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM that are expected for the 45th anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz mission. … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 7/8/20 10:59am
The ESA space agency has released a new video ‘How to get pictures from the International Space Station via Amateur Radio’. Did you know that astronauts on the International Space Station send pictures from space to ground over amateur radio … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 7/7/20 3:22pm
Sasha M6IOR and Sophie M6NYX have made available a Guide for the reception of NOAA satellite images using software defined radio on Windows or MacOS. The guide suggests a few ways to receive an Automatic Picture Transmission (APT) from active … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, NOAA, Weather Satellites]

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[l] at 7/3/20 12:53pm
E-members of AMSAT-UK can now download the June 2020 edition of OSCAR News, issue 230, 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, satellite]

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[l] at 6/20/20 8:56am
The CAMSAT CAS-6 satellite was launched December 20, 2019. Alan Kung BA1DU reports the V/UHF antenna was deployed on Saturday, June 20, 2020 and the linear transponder activated. Due to some OBC failures, CW beacon and GMSK telemetry are not … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CAMSAT, CAS-6, Ham Radio, satellite]

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[l] at 6/15/20 10:09am
The FUNcube Team has announced the availability of FUNcube CubeSat satellite telemetry decoder software for the popular Raspberry Pi computer board. The original FUNcube telemetry decoder and Dashboard was designed to run on Windows devices and the FUNcube team did … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, FUNcube, Ham Radio, JY1Sat, Raspberry Pi, RPI, satellite]

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[l] at 6/13/20 12:32pm
Rohit Bokade VU3OIR has started a petition requesting a change to the Amateur Radio licence in India to permit all grades of licence to use the amateur radio satellites. In India holders of the Restricted grade of licence (VU3 prefix) … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, hamradio, India, satellites]

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[l] at 6/10/20 5:11am
Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) report 15 CubeSat satellites are being built by students in Canada, all are expected to carry amateur radio payloads. The RAC post says: The Canadian Space Agency has been providing support and guidance to 15 … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 6/9/20 9:38am
Tony Hutchison VK5ZAI was awarded Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List released June 8, 2020. The citation reads: “For significant service to amateur radio, particularly to satellite and space communication.” For full details … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 6/6/20 12:30pm
A cartoon movie has been made that tells the story of the student-built spacecraft Longjiang-2 / Lunar-OSCAR-94 which went into lunar orbit and transmitted SSDV images back to radio amateurs on Earth. Longjiang-2 / LO-94, developed by students and researchers … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, JT4G, LO-94, Longjiang-2, Lunar, Moon, spacecraft, SSDV, WSJT]

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