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The Doctor Will See You Now!

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 8:00am
Categories: Amateur radio news

Ham Radio Satellites to Launch from India on November 29

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 1:23pm

Satellites with Amateur Radio payloads are set to launch from India on November 29 at approximately 0400 UTC. Among the satellites is the Reaktor Hello World (RHW) CubeSat, OH2RHW, carrying a packet radio digipeater. Following launch, the 437.775 MHz beacon transmitter will start transmitting CW at around 1100 UTC. The RHW CubeSat is aimed at “demonstrating the Hello World platform for future E...

Categories: Amateur radio news

Extreme High-Altitude Winds Postpone Fox-1Cliff Launch

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 9:26pm

SpaceX has announced that the SSO-A SmallSat Express mission, previously scheduled to launch on Wednesday, November 28, has been postponed due to extreme high-altitude winds at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

A new launch date will be announced once it’s been coordinated with the range.

The SSO-A mission will carry several Amateur Radio satellites in addition to AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff. The others include ...

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