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[l] at 6/14/21 1:16pm
ARISS report there will be an “Amateur Radio on Shuttle, Mir and ISS” Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event from June 21-26. Transmissions from the International Space Station will be on 145.800 MHz FM using PD120. The ARISS team will be … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 6/13/21 12:29pm
The first amateur radio CubeSat from Mauritius is expected to be deployed from the International Space Station on June 22, 2021. The IARU Satellite Frequency Coordination page reports: MIR-SAT1 is a 1U CubeSat mission with the following objectives: 1. Verify … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, ISS, MIR-SAT1]

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[l] at 6/11/21 8:53am
IARU volunteers have been participating in the CEPT FM and SE Working Groups looking after the amateur and amateur satellite service interests. CEPT WG-SE #88 took place during April and WG-FM #99 took place at the end of May. The … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 6/10/21 3:03pm
Two CHESS CubeSats had been planned to carry amateur radio linear transponders, however, it was announced on June 10, 2021, there will not be any amateur payload on the satellites. A translation of the press release reads: The CHESS project … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 6/7/21 3:27pm
The International Space Station crossband FM repeater should remain active until after the Field Day weekend of June 26-27. Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has decided to keep its ARISS InterOperable Radio System (IORS) in crossband repeater … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 6/4/21 9:55am
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, ISS, MAI-75, SSTV]

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[l] at 5/30/21 10:08am
Spain’s URE reports the launch of EASAT-2 and Hades satellites have suffered another delay. A translation of the URE post reads: EASAT-2 and Hades, the communications satellites for radio amateurs built by AMSAT-EA, will not be able to be launched … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 5/8/21 8:42am
Spain’s national amateur radio society URE has announced their satellite ground station has been automated and is ready for the launch of GENESIS, EASAT-2 and Hades satellites. A translation of the URE post reads: The URE satellite monitoring and telecommand … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, EASAT-2, GEn, GENESIS, HADES, satellite]

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[l] at 4/30/21 3:55pm
The RSGB has announced that their popular weekly GB2RS news broadcast will now be available via the QO-100 amateur radio transponder on the geostationary satellite Es’hail-2. QO-100 provides continuous coverage from eastern Brazil to as far west as Thailand. There … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 4/29/21 7:58am
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. His IARU Region 1 post reads: IARU is continuing to … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 4/24/21 9:15am
At the RSGB AGM held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 the Society awarded the Louis Varney Cup for advances in space communications to Dave Crump G8GKQ. Dave accepts this award as Chair of the British Amateur Television Club. His leadership … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, DATV, Geostationary, Ham Radio, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 4/20/21 11:48am
Radio amateur Professor Sir Martin Sweeting G3YJO, was the guest on the Radio 4 show The Life Scientific that was broadcast on Tuesday, April 20. Martin Sweeting G3YJO pioneered the original SmallSats revolutions with the UOSAT-1 and UOSAT-2 spacecraft that … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, satellite, SSTL, UOSAT-1, UOSAT-2]

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[l] at 4/13/21 8:26am
E-members of AMSAT-UK can now download the March 2021 edition of OSCAR News, issue 233, 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, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 4/5/21 8:59am
On April 4, AMSAT-DL announced the opening of the QO-100 NB satellite transponder to general contest operation in the upper mixed-mode range. This weekend (April 10-11) will see the Yuri Gagarin contest. The contest area on the QO-100 geostationary satellite … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Geostationary, Ham Radio, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 3/27/21 6:55am
AMSAT-F have issued an update on the UVQSat CubeSat, they plan to conduct further test on the FM transponder. In a post to the AMSAT Bulletin Board the AMSAT-F President Christophe Mercier says: More than 1,200,000 frames have been received … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 3/22/21 1:44pm
The Soyuz‑2.1a LV was launched from Baikonur in Kazakhstan on March 22, 2021. The following satellites, operating in frequency bands allocated to the amateur satellite service have been coordinated by the IARU Satellite Frequency Coordination Panel: • Beesat‑5 • Beesat‑6 … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 3/12/21 11:11am
Eight satellites, all coordinated by the IARU Satellite Frequency Coordination Panel, are planned to be deployed from the International Space Station on Sunday, March 14. The deployment should be streamed live on YouTube, watch from 09:15 GMT at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLltILh8SLw The … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 3/7/21 1:13pm
On Friday, March 5, 2021, the first contact was made via the FM transponder on UVSQ-Sat CubeSat. Michel Mahé F4DEY of the F6KRK Radio Club carried out the transponder test from the LATMOS ground station. The first contact was with … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, UVSQ-Sat]

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[l] at 2/23/21 3:41pm
The Chair of IARU Region 1 Spectrum Affairs, Barry Lewis G4SJH, reports on the meeting of the ITU‑R Working Party 4C (WP4C) on February 15-19 which discussed the amateur radio allocation at 1240-1300 MHz. On the IARU Region 1 site … Continue reading →

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

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[l] at 2/17/21 6:28am
The RSGB’s Examination Standards Committee has launched a consultation to ask for the views of the amateur radio community on a new, Direct to Full licence exam which would run in parallel with the existing three-tier system. Key points: • … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Direct-To-Full, exam, Ham Radio, HAREC]

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[l] at 2/2/21 1:24pm
Indonesia’s national amateur radio society, ORARI, reports on the first contacts from Indonesia via the Qatar-Oscar-100 geostationary satellite transponder that took place on Thursday, January 27, 2021. Those involved were Farid Farhan YC1HVZ, Remco den Besten PA3FYM and Rene Stevens … Continue reading →

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

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