Posts tagged AMSAT

Massive Satellite “Cluster” Launch Set for November 21

A Dnepr launcher set to lift off from Dombarovsky, near Yasny, Russia, on November 21 will carry more than two dozen satellites from 13 countries. Individual satellite teams are now in Yasny preparing their payloads for launch. Several of the satellites will carry Amateur Radio payloads, marking this as the largest single deployment of ham radio satellites. Paving the way for this month’s event was the August 22 Dnepr launch of the KOMPSAT-5 satellite from Korea — the first Dnepr launch in 2 years. This month’s launch had been postponed for more than a year to work the wrinkles out of the Dnepr program. The DubaiSat-2 earth-imaging satellite will be the principal payload of this cluster mission.

http://www.arrl.org/news/massive-satellite-cluster-launch-set-for-november-21

Amateur Satellite Photos

(ANS) Bob McGwier N4HY has made available an extensive collection of amateur radio satellite pictures available for download. The pictures range from the early 1960?s with OSCAR’s 1, 2, 3, etc. to the more recent Eagle and SuitSat:

http://n4hy.smugmug.com/AMSAT

Pakistan: ICUBE-1 CubeSat

(ANS) Students at the Institute of Space Technology (IST) built Pakistan’s first CubeSat ICUBE-1. Like a number of new CubeSats its communications subsystem is capable of acting as an “AO-16 mode” FM to DSB transponder.

The IARU amateur satellite frequency coordination panel pages say that the VHF downlink will operate as a 1k2 BPSK beacon but has the capability of being configured as an FM-DSB transponder. A downlink on 145.947 MHz and an uplink on 435.060 MHz have been coordinated.

It is planned to have an imaging payload with a small low resolution CMOS sensor. The camera will be mounted on the Z+ face of the ICUBE and can take continental scale images.

ICUBE-1 is scheduled to be launched by Interorbital Systems.

ICUBE http://www.icube.org.pk/
Student Satellite Project http://www.ist.edu.pk/student_satellite.html
Institute of Space Technology (IST) http://www.ist.edu.pk/

[ANS thanks the student cubesat teams and AMSAT-UK for the above information]

Amateur Radio Help Needed For RS-39 Deployment

The Chibis-M satellite, RS-39 is planned to be deployed from the Progress M-13M cargo ship into a 500 km orbit on January 24 at approximately 23:00-23:59 UTC.

RS-39 has CW beacons on 435.315 and 435.215 MHz that can be received directly by radio amateurs and schools for educational outreach purposes. Telemetry will be transmitted on these downlink frequencies. The RS-39 Morse Code telemetry format is available as an MS-Word document from: http://tinyurl.com/RS-39-Morse-Code-Telemetry

The RS-39 team is requesting support from amateur radio operators for any reception reports of Chibis-M. Special attention is needed during the first orbits as these are outside the range of control stations. Each report will be confirmed by special QSL card.

The Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) will activate an e-mail address for radio amateurs around to send reception reports. The http://chibis.cosmos.ru/ link is in Russian at present (http://tinyurl.com/RS-39-Chibis-M is available in Google English.)

Chibis-M arrived at the ISS on November 2, 2011 aboard the Progress M-13M cargo craft. It has been studying Terrestrial Gamma Ray Flashes which are hypothesized to be produced by beams of very energetic electrons, accelerated in the intense electric fields generated by large thunderstorm systems.

On January 23, 2012 Progress M-13M will undock from the ISS. Progress will then perform two orbital maneuvers to raise its orbit to 500 km. On January 24 Chibis-M will separate from the Progress cargo craft. RS-39 also carries receivers listening between 0.1 – 40 kHz and 26-48 MHz for a space weather experiment.

Additional information can be found on these links:
http://www.uk.amsat.org/3910
http://www.energia.ru/en/iss/researches/geophis/19.html

[ANS thanks Trevor, M5AKA and AMSAT-UK for the above information]

ANS Weekly Satellite Report – Digital

JUNGU

Catalog Number:
Launch Date: October 12, 2011 05:30:00 UTC
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: On Orbit

Uplink: 145.??? MHz 1k2 (mode?)
Downlink: 437.505 MHz 9k6 (mode?)

Beacon: 437.275 MHz 15 wpm (?) CW

Callsign:

URL: http://www.iitk.ac.in/me/jugnu/index.htm

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=160
[11102011]

 

SRMSAT
Catalog Number: 37841
Launch Date: October 12, 2011 05:30:00 UTC
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: On Orbit

Uplink: 145.900 MHz 1k AX.25 (speed?)
Downlink: 437.500 MHz 2k4 AX.25

Beacon: 437.425 MHz 12 wpm CW

Callsign:

URL: http://srmsat.in/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=181
[122602011]

 

E1P Explorer 1 [Prime] CubeSat (E1P-U2)
Catalog Number:
Launch Date: October 28, 2011
Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA

Status: On Orbit

Uplink: 437.305 MHz (???)
Downlink: 437.505 MHz AX.25 (SSB?)

Beacon:

Callsign:

URL: http://ssel.montana.edu/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=116
[11102011]

 

M-Cubed
Catalog Number: 37855
Launch Date: October 28, 2011
Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA

Status: On Orbit

Uplink:
Downlink: 437.485 MHz AX.25

Beacon:

Callsign:

URL: http://umcubed.org/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=215
[12262011]

 

RAX-2
Catalog Number: 37853
Launch Date: October 28, 2011
Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA

Status: On Orbit

Uplink:
Downlink: 437.345MHz 9k6 GMSK

Beacon:

Callsign:

URL: http://rax.engin.umich.edu//

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=221
[12262011]

 

AO-71 AubieSat-1
Catalog Number: 37854
Launch Date: October 28, 2011
Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA

Status: On Orbit

Uplink:
Downlink: 437.475 MHz 1k2 AX.25

Beacon: 437.475 MHz CW

Callsign: KI4NQO

URL: http://www.space.auburn.edu/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=148
[12262011]

 

O/OREOS
Catalog Number: 37224
Launch Date: November 20, 2010
Launch site: Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA

Status: On Orbit

Uplink:
Downlink: 437.035 MHZ AX.25

Beacon:

Callsign:

URL: http://www.ooreos.org/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=146
[02092011]

 

RAX-1 Radio Aurora Explorer
Catalog Number: 37223
Launch Date: November 20, 2010
Launch site: Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA

Status: On Orbit

Uplink:
Downlink: 437.505 MHz 9k6 GMSK

Beacon:

Callsign: RAX-1

URL: http://rax.engin.umich.edu/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=165
[02092011]

 

FO-69 Fastrac-1 Sara Lily
Catalog Number: 37227
Launch Date: November 20, 2010
Launch site: Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA

Status: Operational

Uplink 1: 145.980 MHz 1k2 baud
Uplink 2: 145.825 MHz 1k2 baud
Downlink: 437.345 MHz 1k2 and 9k6 baud

Beacon: 437.435 MHz 1k2 AX.25

Callsign: Fast1

URL: http://fastrac.ae.utexas.edu/index.php

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=83
[07052011]

 

FO-70 Fastrac-2 Emma
Catalog Number: 37380
Launch Date: November 20, 2010
Launch site: Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA

Status: Operational

Uplink 1: 435.025 MHz 1k2 baud
Uplink 2: 437.435 MHz 9k6 baud
Downlink: 145.825 MHz 1k2 and 9k6 baud

Beacon: 145.825 MHz 1k2 AX.25

Callsign: Fast2

URL: http://fastrac.ae.utexas.edu/index.php

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=84
[12162011]

 

StudSat
Catalog Number: 36796
Launch Date: July 12, 2010 0352z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: On Orbit

Uplink: 437.505MHz, 9600bps FSK
Downlink: 437.505MHz, 9600bps FSK
Beacon : 437.505MHz, 20bps ASK

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=164
[02092011]

 

TIsat-1
Catalog Number: 36799
Launch Date: July 12, 2010 0352z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: On orbit

Callsign: HB9DE

Uplink: 145.980MHz FM, AFSK
Downlink: 437.305MHz FM, AFSK
Beacon: 437.305MHz CW

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=118
[02092011]

 

HO-68 HOPE-1 (CAS-1)(XW-1)
Catalog Number: 36122
Launch Date: December 15, 2009 0231z
Launch site: Taiyuan Space Center, PRC

Status: Beacon only

Callsign:
Broadcast: BJ1SA-11
BBS: BJ1SA-12

Uplinks: 145.8250 MHz FM, PL 67.0 Hz.
145.9250 – 145.9750 MHz SSB/CW
145.8250 MHz AFSK 1200 BPS
Downlinks: 435.6750 MHz FM
435.7650 – 435.7150 MHz SSB/CW
435.6750 MHz AFSK 1200 BPS

Beacon: 435.7900 MHz CW

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: LHCP 2.0dBi max
U: RHCP 3.0dBi max

IARU coordination page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=108

For more information about XW-1 (CAS-1):
http://
[08112011]

 

SwissCube
Catalog Number: 35932
Launch Date: September 23, 2009 0621z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational

Callsign: HB9EG

Beacon(100mw): 437.5050MHz CW
Beacon(1w): 437.5050MHz FSK 1k2bps

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=109
[02092011]

 

UWE-2
Catalog Number: 35934
Launch Date: September 23, 2009 0621z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: In Orbit

Beacon(500mw): 437.3850 MHz AFSK 1k2bps
437.3850 MHz FSK 9k6bps

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=110
[02092011]

 

ITUpsAT1
Catalog Number: 35935
Launch Date: September 23, 2009 0621z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational

Beacon(100mw): 437.325MHz CW
Beacon(1w): 437.325MHz 19k2bps

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=113
[02092011]

 

BEESAT
Catalog Number: 35933
Launch Date: September 23, 2009 0621z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational

Callsign: DP0BEE

Beacon(100mw): 436.000MHz CW
Beacon(500mw): 436.000MHz GMSK 4k8bps
Beacon(500mw): 436.000MHz GMSK 9k6bp
[02092011]

 

CP-6
Catalog Number: 35003
Launch Date: May 19, 2009 2355z
Launch site: Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Status: Operational

Downlink: 437.365 MHz 1k2 AFSK

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=121
[02092011]

 

HAWKSAT 1
Catalog number: 35004
Launch Date: May 19, 2009 2355z
Launch site: Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Status: operational

Downlink: 437.345 MHz ?

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=105
[02092011]

 

Pharmasat
Catalog Number: 35002
Launch Date: May 19, 2009 2355z
Launch site: Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Status: Operational

Downlink: 437.465 MHz 1k2 AFSK

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=94
[02092011]

 

ANUSAT
Catalog Number: 34808
Launch Date: April 20, 2009 0115z
Launch Site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: ?

Downlink: 435.000 MHz
Uplink: 145.800 MHz

Telemetry: 137.400 MHz
[02092011]

 

SOHLA-1 (ASTRO TECH.)
Catalog Number: 33496
Launch Date: January 23, 2009 0354z
Launch site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Status: Operational

Proposed Frequencies and Modes:
Downlink: 437.505 MHz AFSK/CW
Beacon: 437.505 MHz AFSK/CW

Callsign:

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=101
[02092011]

 

KAGAYAKI (Solan Co.)
Catalog Number: 33495
Launch Date: January 23, 2009 0354z
Launch site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Status: In Orbit

Downlink: 437.375 MHZ FSK9k6/CW
Beacon: 437.375 MHz FSK9k6/CW

IARU coordination status page:

AMSAT-NA webpage:

[02092011]

 

STARS (Kagawa Univ.) (Twin Satellites)
Catalog Number: 33498
Launch Date: January 23, 2009 0354z
Launch site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Status: Operational ?

Downlinks: 437.485 MHz FM/CW
437.465 MHz FM/CW
Beacons: 437.305 MHz FM/CW
437.275 MHz FM/CW

Callsigns: JR5YBN
JR5YBO

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=99

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=121&retURL
=/satellites/status.php
[02092011]

 

KKS-1 (Tokyo MCIT)
Catalog Number: 33499
Launch Date: January 23, 2009 0354z
Launch site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Status: Operational

Downlink: 437.455 MHz AFSK/CW
Beacon: 437.385 MHz AFSK/CW

Callsign: JQ1YYY

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=107

AMSAT-NA webapge:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=120&retURL
=/satellites/status.php
[20092011]

 

PRISM (Tokyo Univ.)
Catalog Number: 33493
Launch Date: January 23, 2009 0354z
Launch site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Status: Operational ?

Downlink: 437.425 MHz AFSK/GMSK/CW
Beacon: 437.250 MHz AFSK/GMSK/CW

Callsign: JQ1YCX

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=97

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=119&retURL
=/satellites/status.php
[02092011]

 

RS-30 Radio Sputnik 30 (Yubileiny)
Catalog Number: 32953
Launch Date: May 23, 2008 1520z
Launch site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia

Status: Operational

Curent Modes: Telemetry
Audio
Images

Downlinks: 435.315 MHz
435.215 MHz

AMSAT-NA website:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=115&ret
URL=/satellites/status.php

Official website:
http://www.npopm.com/?cid=leoca&caid=43
[02092011]

 

CanX-2
Catalog number: 32790
Launch Date: April 28, 2008 0354z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational in range of ground station only

Downlink: 437.478 MHz GFSK

For the latest project status update please visit the Can X-2 web
page: http://www.utias-sfl.net/nanosatellites/CanX2/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=46
[02092011]

 

AAUSAT-II
Catalog number: 32788
Launch Date: April 28, 2008 0354z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational

Downlink: 437.425 MHz 1k2 baud packet

For the latest project status update please visit the AAUSAT-II web
page:
http://www.aausatii.aau.dk/homepage/index.php?language=en&page=home

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=60
[02092011]

 

CO-65 CUTE-1.7+APD II
Catalog number: 32785
Launch Date: April 28, 2008 0354z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational ?

Downlink: 437.475 MHz 9k6 Packet
Uplink: 1267.600 Mhz

Telemetry Beacon:
Downlink: 437.2750 MHz CW

For the latest project status update please visit the Cute-1.7+APD II
web page: http://lss.mes.titech.ac.jp/ssp/cute1.7/index_e.html

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=78

Command Station blog website:
http://lss.mes.titech.ac.jp/ssp/cute1.7/blog/

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=112&retURL
=/satellites/status.php
[07052011]

 

Compass-1
Catalog number: 32787
Launch Date: April 28, 2008 0354z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational

Current Mode: dependant on last received command

Uplink: 145.980 MHz FM
Downlink: 437.275 Mhz CW
437.405 MHz Packet

For the latest project status update please visit the Compass 1 web
page: http://www.raumfahrt.fh-aachen.de/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=52

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=114&retURL
=/satellites/status.php
[06162011]

 

CO-66 Seeds II
Catalog number:
Launch Date: April 28, 2008 0354z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational

Downlink: 437.485 MHz

Callsign: JQ1YGU

For the latest project status update please visit the Seeds 2 web
page: http://cubesat.aero.cst.nihon-u.ac.jp/english/seeds_2_e.html

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=36

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=113&retURL
=/satellites/status.php
[02092011]

 

CAPE-1
Catalog Number: 31130
Launch Date: April 17,2007 0702z
Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Status: Intermittent

Current Mode: /u

TLM Downlink: 435.245 MHz 9600 bs FSK AX.25
CW Beacon: 435.245 MHz CW

Callsign: K5USL

TLM and CW interchange every 30 seconds.

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=94&retURL=
/satellites/status.php

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=72
[02092011]

 

CP3
Catalog Number: 31129
Launch Date: April 17,2007 0702z
Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Status: Operational

Current Mode: /u

Downlink: 436.845 MHz 1200 bps AFSK AX.25

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=74
[02092011]

 

CO-58 CubeSat XI-V
Catalog number: 28895
Launch Date: October 27, 2005 0652z
Launch site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia

Status: Operational – CW Beacon only

Current Mode: /u

Telemetry Downlink: 437.4250 MHz AFSK 1200bps using AFK protocol
Beacon: 437.2750 MHz CW

Callsign: JQ1YGW

Official Webpage: http://www.space.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/cubesat/mission/V/

Pictures received by Mineo Wakita – JE9PEL:
http://www.ne.jp/asahi/hamradio/je9pel/xivpicte.htm

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=37
[02092011]

 

CO-57 CubeSat XI-IV
Catalog number: 27848
Launch date: June 30, 2003 1415z
Launch site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia

Status: ?????

Current Mode: /u

Beacon: 436.8475 MHz CW
Telemetry : 437.4900 MHz AFSK 1200 BPS

Callsign: JQ1YGW

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=96&retURL
=/satellites/status.php

Official Webpage: http://www.space.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/cubesat/mission/V/
[02092011]

 

QuakeSat
Catalog Number: 27845
Launch Date: June 30, 2003 1415z
Launch site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia

Status: Telemetry only

Current Mode: 9600 baud data packet

Mode U packet
Downlink: 436.675 MHz 9k6 BPS

Quakesat webpage:
http://www.quakefinder.com/services/quakesat-ssite/
[02252011]

 

CO-55 Cute-1.7+APD II
Catalog Number: 27844
Launch date: June 30, 2003 1415z
Launch site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia

Status: Operational

Current Mode: CW downlink worldwide
AX25 Packet with uplink command over Japan only

Mode U Telemetry
Downlink: 437.4000 MHz AFSK 1200 BPS

Mode U TLM Beacon
Downlink: 436.8375 MHz CW

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=69&retURL
=/satellites/status.php

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=78
[02092011]

 

NO-44 PCSAT
Catalog number: 26931
Launch Date: September 30, 2001 0240z
Launch site: Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA

Status: Telemetry only

Current Mode: V/v

General Usage Uplink/Downlink: 145.827 MHz 1200 Baud
Special Usage Downlink: 144.390 Mhz 1200 Baud

PCSAT APRS page: http://pcsat.aprs.org

aprstlm Telemetry Decoder program:
http://www.xciv.org/~iain/aprstlm/v1.2/
[02092011]

 

RS-22 RADIO SPORT 22 (MOZHAYETS 4)
Catalog number: 27939
Launch Date: September 27, 2003 0612z
Launch site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia

Status: Operational – 70cm cw only

Current Mode: /u

CW Beacon – 435.352 MHz
145.818 MHz

AMSAT-NA webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/satInfo.php?satID=76&retURL
=/satellites/status.php
[02092011]

 

LO-19 LUSAT
Catalog number: 20442
Launch date: January 22, 1990
Launch site: Kourou, French Guiana

Status: CW Beacon only

Uplinks: 145.840 MHz 1200-baud Manchester FSK
145.860 MHz 1200-baud Manchester FSK
145.880 MHz 1200-baud Manchester FSK
145.900 MHz 1200-baud Manchester FSK

CW downlink: 437.125 MHz

Digital downlink: 437.150 MHz SSB (RC-BPSK 1200-baud PSK)

Broadcast Callsign: LUSAT-11
BBS: LUSAT-12

General information and telemetry samples can be found at:
www.telecable.es/personales/ea1bcu
[02092011]

 

UO-11 OSCAR-11
Catalog number: 14781
Launch Date: March 1, 1984
Launch site: Vandenburg AFB, California, USA

Status: Operational ?

Current Mode: /v

Telemetry Downlink: 145.825 MHz FM 1200 AFSK
UHFBeacon: 435.025 MHz
Mode-S Beacon: 2401.500 MHz

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: RHCP
S: LHCP

Webpage: http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/clivew/
MPEG3 files: http://www.ne.jp/asahi/hamradio/je9pel/uo11tlme.htm
[07052011]

 

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (ISS) – ARISS
Catalog number: 25544
Launch date: November 20, 1998 0640z (ZARYA module)
Launch sites: Baikonur, Kazakhstan
Kourou, French Guiana
Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Kennedy Space Center, Titusville, Florida, USA

Status: Operational

Current Active Modes: FM Repeater – OFF
Voice – V/v
BBS – OFF
2m APRS – ON
70cm Digi – ON
SSTV – OFF

Expedition 30 Crew (November 2011 – March 2012 ):
Commander: Dan Burbank KC5ZSX
Flight Engineer: Anton Shkaplerov
Flight Engineer: Anatoly Ivanishin
Flight Engineer: Oleg Kononenko RN3DX
Flight Engineer: André Kuipers PI9ISS
Flight Engineer: Don Pettit KD5MDT

Available Modes and Frequencies:
Digital/APRS:
Worldwide 2m packet uplink: 145.825 MHz FM 1k2
Worldwide 2m packet downlink: 145.825 Mhz FM 1k2
Worldwide 70cm packet downlink: 437.550 Mhz FM 1k2
Worldwide 70cm packet downlink: 437.550 Mhz FM 1k2

Voice:
Region 1 voice uplink: 145.200 MHz FM
Region 2/3 voice uplink: 144.490 MHz FM
Worldwide downlink: 145.800 MHz FM

Crossband Repeater:
Repeater Uplinks: 1269.650 MHz FM
437.800 MHz FM
145.990 MHz FM – 67.0 PL (Kenwood)
Repeater Downlink: 145.800 MHz FM
437.800 MHz FM (Kenwood)

SSTV Robot 36:
Downlink: 145.800 MHz FM

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: Linear
U: Linear

Callsigns:
Belgian: OR4ISS
German: DP0ISS
Russian: RS0ISS
RZ3DZR
United States: NA1SS
2m Packet Mailbox: RS0ISS-11
2m Digipeater alias: ARISS
70cm Packet Mailbox: RS0ISS-1
70cm Digipeater callsign: RS0ISS
70cm Digipeater alias: ARISS

Official ARISS Webpage: http://www.rac.ca/ariss
ISS Fan Club Webpage: http://www.issfanclub.com
APRS tracking page: http://www.ariss.net/

ISS Daily Crew Schedule: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/timelines
Remember that the crew operates on UTC time. Also, all of the time
line is NOT translated from Russian and posted.
[12262011]
NNNN
/EX

ANS Weekly Satellite Report – Analog

SO-67 SumbandilaSat

Catalog Number: 35870
Launch Date: September 17, 2009 1555z
Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Status: Recovery

Callsign: ZS0SUM

Uplink: 145.875MHz FM tone 233.6 Hz
Downlink: 435.345MHz FM

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: Linear
U: Linear

For more information about SO-67:
http://www.amsatsa.org.za/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=88
[09292011]

 

DO-64 Delfi-C3
Catalog number: 32789
Launch Date: April 28, 2008 0354z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational
Current Mode: Science Mode – Beacon ONLY

Telemetry: 145.870 MHz

Downlink: 145.880 to 145.920 MHz
Uplink: 435.530 to 435.570 MHz

Delfi-C3 web page: http://www.delfic3.nl/

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=68
[02092011]

 

VO-52 HAMSAT
Catalog number: 28650
Launch Date: May 05, 2005 0444z
Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Status: Operational
Current Mode: U/v – Indian Transponder

Frequencies:
Indian Transponder:
Uplink: 435.220 to 435.280 MHz LSB/CW
Downlink: 145.930 to 145.870 MHz USB/CW

Dutch Transponder:
Uplink: 435.225 to 435.275 MHz LSB/CW
Downlink: 145.925 to 145.875 MHz USB/CW

Indian Beacon: 145.9360 MHZ CW
Dutch Beacon: 145.860 MHz 12WPM with CW message

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: LHCP
U: RHCP

Official Webpage: http://www.amsatindia.org/hamsat.htm

IARU coordination status page:
http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=30

To know what transponder is switched on please listen for the beacon
that is active. Each transponder has a different beacon.
[02092011]

 

SO-50 SAUDISAT-1C
Catalog number: 27607
Launch date: December 20, 2002 1700z
Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Status: Operational

Current Mode: V/u

Uplink: 145.850 MHz FM – 67.0 Hz PL tone
Downlink: 436.795 MHz

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: Linear
U: Linear

Official Webpage: http://saudisat.kacst.edu.sa/index.shtml
(not up and running currently)

To switch the transmitter on, you need to send a CTCSS tone of 74.4
Hz. The order of operation is thus: (allow for Doppler as necessary):
1) Transmit on 145.850 MHz with a tone of 74.4 Hz to arm the 10 minute
timer on board the spacecraft.
2) Now transmit on 145.850 MHz (FM Voice) using 67.0 Hz to PT the re-
peater on and off within the 10 Minute window.
3) Sending the 74.4 tone again within the 10 minute window will reset
the 10 minute timer.
[02092011]

 

AO-27 AMRAD
Catalog number: 22825
Launch date: September 26, 1993 0140z
Launch site: Kourou, French Guiana

Status: Operational

Current Mode: V/u

Uplink: 145.850 MHz FM
Downlink: 436.797 MHz FM

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: Linear
U: Linear

Official Webpage: http://www.ao27.org
[02092011]

 

AO-7 AMSAT OSCAR 7
Catalog number: 07530
Launch Date: November 15, 1974
Launch site: Vandenberg AFB, California, USA

Status: Operational

Current Mode: Alternating between Mode A and B every 24 hours

Uplink: 145.850 to 145.950 MHz CW/USB Mode A
432.125 to 432.175 MHz CW/LSB Mode B
Downlink: 29.400 to 29.500 MHz CW/USB Mode A (1W PEP)
145.975 to 145.925 MHz CW/USB Mode B (8W PEP)
145.975 to 145.925 MHz CW/USB Mode C (2W PEP)
Beacons: 29.502 MHz CW
145.972 MHz CW
435.100 MHz CW
2304.100 MHz CW

Official Webpage:
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/satellites/sat_summary/ao7.php

The AO-7 Logbook and Resource Website:
http://www.planetemily.com/ao7/
[02092011]

 

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (ISS) – ARISS
Catalog number: 25544
Launch date: November 20, 1998 0640z (ZARYA module)
Launch sites: Baikonur, Kazakhstan
Kourou, French Guiana
Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Kennedy Space Center, Titusville, Florida, USA

Status: Operational

Current Active Modes: FM Repeater – OFF
Voice – V/v
BBS – OFF
2m APRS – ON
70cm Digi – ON
SSTV – OFF

Expedition 30 Crew (November 2011 – March 2012 ):
Commander: Dan Burbank KC5ZSX
Flight Engineer: Anton Shkaplerov
Flight Engineer: Anatoly Ivanishin
Flight Engineer: Oleg Kononenko RN3DX
Flight Engineer: André Kuipers PI9ISS
Flight Engineer: Don Pettit KD5MDT

Available Modes and Frequencies:
Digital/APRS:
Worldwide 2m packet uplink: 145.825 MHz FM 1k2
Worldwide 2m packet downlink: 145.825 Mhz FM 1k2
Worldwide 70cm packet downlink: 437.550 Mhz FM 1k2
Worldwide 70cm packet downlink: 437.550 Mhz FM 1k2

Voice:
Region 1 voice uplink: 145.200 MHz FM
Region 2/3 voice uplink: 144.490 MHz FM
Worldwide downlink: 145.800 MHz FM

Crossband Repeater:
Repeater Uplinks: 1269.650 MHz FM
437.800 MHz FM
145.990 MHz FM – 67.0 PL (Kenwood)
Repeater Downlink: 145.800 MHz FM
437.800 MHz FM (Kenwood)

SSTV Robot 36:
Downlink: 145.800 MHz FM

Mode and Antenna Polarization:
V: Linear
U: Linear

Callsigns:
Belgian: OR4ISS
German: DP0ISS
Russian: RS0ISS
RZ3DZR
United States: NA1SS
2m Packet Mailbox: RS0ISS-11
2m Digipeater alias: ARISS
70cm Packet Mailbox: RS0ISS-1
70cm Digipeater callsign: RS0ISS
70cm Digipeater alias: ARISS

Official ARISS Webpage: http://www.rac.ca/ariss
ISS Fan Club Webpage: http://www.issfanclub.com
APRS tracking page: http://www.ariss.net/

ISS Daily Crew Schedule: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/timelines
Remember that the crew operates on UTC time. Also, all of the time
line is NOT translated from Russian and posted.
[12262011]
NNNN
/EX

AO-51 End Of Mission

SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-333.01
AO-51 End of Mission

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 331.01
From AMSAT HQ SILVER SPRING, MD.
November 27, 2011
To All RADIO AMATEURS
BID: $ANS-331.01

AMSAT-NA VP Operations, Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA reported today, “It is with a heavy heart I report that AO-51 has ceased transmission and is not responding to commands.”

Drew wrote, “The last telemetry data indicated that the third of six batteries was approaching failure to short, and observations indicate the voltage from three cells is insufficient to power the UHF transmitters. The IHU may continue to be operative. Initial tests with the S-band transmitter were also not positive, although more attempts are in order. We have tried leaving the satellite in an expected state where if voltages climb high enough, the 435.150 transmitter may possibly be heard.”

The command team will regularly attempt communications with the satellite over the coming months (and years). There is always the possibility that a cell will open and we could once again talk to our friend while illuminated. Thanks to all who helped fund, design, build, launch, command, and operate AO-51. It’s 7 year mission has been extraordinary.

Please support AMSAT’s Fox-1 project, and other AMSAT projects world-wide with your time and money.

[ANS thanks the AO-51 Command Team for the above information]

/EX

Space Station Active On 70-cm Packet

The Amateur Radio station located in the Columbus module aboard the International Space Station is now active on AX.25 packet radio at 437.550 MHz.

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