Archive for date: August 3, 2011

ARISSAT-1 is off to a bumpy start…

August 3, 2011 | Amateur Radio, Amateur Satellite | By: Mark VandeWettering

First, the good news: ARISSAT-1 is floating free in space. I urge hams to listen for its 2m downlink on 145.950 to see if you can hear it. There is also a CW beacon on 145.919 and a special BPSK-1000 telemetry downlink on 145.920. Now, the bad news. It appears that the UHF antenna was […]