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Re: Article on P3E launch opportunities in amsat-dl site



At 07:06 AM 5/30/2006, Bruce Robertson wrote:
>For those who, like me, would enjoy further opportunities to use s-band
>before the HEOs go up, I note that almasat <http://www.almasat.org>, said
>to be slated for early next year, has a high-speed modem transmitting on
>s-band. There aren't any CW s-band beacons in flight, are there? (Oh
>SSETI-Express, where art thou? :-)

The ALMASat website says "first quarter 2006", however I've spoken 
directly to Dr. Tortora who is the coordinator at the University of 
Bologna, and the hope is that they are planning to launch before the 
end of January 2007.  
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