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RE: Amateur Satellites Slated




> The second DoD spacecraft is a Prototype Communications Satellite (PCSat),
> operating in the amateur radio band, designed and manufactured by
Midshipmen
> of the United States Naval Academy.  It will become part of the amateur
> radio community's Automatic Position Reporting System (APRS) in low earth
> orbit receiving digitized identity and position data from amateur radio
> operators and transmitting it to one or more ground stations.

Very good news for the APRSers!
Pedro,eb4dka


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