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UPDATE VOXSAT NEWS




	
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		        MONDAY NOVEMBER 30, 1998

* VOXSAT NEWS *
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AMSAT-LU is in its last phase for the launch of VOXSAT 1, its next satellite
for radio amateur worldwide service.  VOXSAT 1 will be placed inside a Russian
satellite (as AO-21 was), for launch next year.

The satellite will carry the following modes:
1 Cross Band FM repeater, (like AO-27), UHF up / VHF down.
2 Parrot UHF up / VHF down.3 Broadcast Voice, FAX, SSTV, (like Sputnik 41).
4 CW Telemetry (using an FM carrier).
The VHF output power for the downlink repeater TX is two watts, and four
for the broadcast TX.
Further information on VOXSAT 1 may be found at the following URL:
	http://members.xoom.com/Amsat_LU

[Info via Gustavo Carpignano, LW2DTZ, AMSAT-LU Vice President]


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