CAMSAT CAS-6 Satellite Receives IARU Frequency Coordination

Nästa CAMSAT är på väg och som vanligt möjligheter till amatörradio!

Alan Kung, BA1DU reported that CAMSAT plans to launch CAS-6, a 50 kg
micro-satellite approx. 490 x 499 x 430 mm. A sea launch is planned
for September, 2018 from the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology
into a 579 x 579 km 45 degree orbit.

The mission will include:
+ VHF CW Telemetry Beacon
+ U/V Mode 20 kHz Linear Transponder
+ AX.25 4.8k baud GMSK telemetry downlink
+ Deployable Antennas
+ Solar Panels, Lithium ion battery and power controller
+ Integrated Housekeeping Unit
+ Three-axis stabilization system
+ Atmospheric Wind detector
+ S-band TT&C system (non-amateur radio band)
+ X-band Data link system (non-amateur radio band)

The following frequencies have been coordinated by the IARU:

+ VHF/UHF linear transponder
Uplink: 435.280 MHz
Downlink: 145.925 MHz
+ CW telemetry beacon: 145.910 MHz,
+ Telemetry: 145.890 MHz