Dec 2 2018
PW-Sat2, the second Polish student satellite, also launched on the
SpaceX Falcon 9 SSO-A flight with AMSAT Fox-1Cliff, is a student pro-
ject with the goal to test a new deorbit sail. A team formed of over
30 students from many different faculties of Warsaw University of
Technology started working on a new satellite in 2013. For more
Amateur radio operators are invited to take part in a multi-faceted
contest. How to take part in the contests? It’s easy! Register on the
website: https://radio.pw-sat.pl/ – then – use the application for
HAM radio, to receive, decode and upload PW-Sat2 frames to our cloud
based service. Just after completing of the PW-Sat2 satellite mission,
the team will announce the winners and send prizes!
On the ham radio contest web page https://pw-sat.pl/en/ham-contest/
you’ll find several categories to participate:
+ QSL cards – for a correctly received and decoded frame
+ The first received and uploaded frame – First come, first served!
+ The last received and uploaded frame – During the deorbit sail
+ The largest number of uploaded frames
PW-Sat2 will transmit on 435.275 MHz using 1k2-9k6 BPSK AX25.
[ANS thanks the PW-Sat2 team for the above information]