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Re: Content of Space news bulletin 29 Mar 99



Who owns this satellite?

It looks like it is sponsored by Swatch!

Take a look at http://www.swatch.com/beatnik/frameset.html.

-- John Melton

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> Hi,
> 
> In a former press release #99-03, AMSAT-France informed the amateur
> community that it had delivered a radio and electronic modules
> (including a microcontroler 8031 CPU) to Spaceflight Control Center in
> Moscow for a new AMSAT-Russia satellite.
>  
> However SCSC told AMSAT France that this satellite was not an RS project
> and that they did not want to give him the name RS-19. SCSC had the
> responsability of recording the voice messages and of integrating the
> french modules into the satellite.
> 
> AMSAT France was involved into this project for technical assistance and
> has no more information about its development.
> 
> 73's de Bernard, f6bvp
> 
> President AMSAT France
> http://www.ccr.jussieu.fr/physio/amsat-france/
> Homepage http://www.ccr.jussieu.fr/physio/f6bvp/
> tel +33(0)147 540 408 - fax +33(0)142 274 462
> 
> >
> >
> >SB NEWS @ AMSAT $SPC0329
> >* SpaceNews 29-Mar-99 *
> >
> >BID: $SPC0329
> >
> >
> >        =========
> >        SpaceNews
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> >
> >
> > MONDAY MARCH 29, 1999
> >
> >
> >
> >* NEW MINI-SPUTNIK READY FOR LAUNCH *
> >=====================================
> >Miles Mann, WF1F, reports that a new mini-Sputnik satellite called RS-19
> >is on its way to Mir with the next Progress launch currently scheduled
> >for April 2, 1999.  No word as to the date the satellite will be hand
> >launched from Mir is known at this time.
> >
> >The latest mini-Sputnik will transmit stored voice messages in many
> >different languages on a frequency of 145.815 MHz (+/- Doppler)
> >with 200 milliwatts of power.  Up to ten messages will be transmitted
> >by the tiny, battery powered satellite.  Each message will be 7 seconds
> >long and include a 7 second pause.  There is the ability to change the
> >message every 24 hours.
> >
> >More information on this project is available on AMSAT-France's Web
> >page at:
> >
> > http://www.ccr.jussieu.fr/physio/f6bvp/
> >
> >
> >[Info via Miles Mann, WF1F]
> >
> 
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