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Re: A query.



Amsat NA is now showing it with a launch date of June 2008. I found that by 
going to the satellite status page and then clicking the "future satellites" 
link at the top. Of course, we all know to take that date with a grain of 
salt. If we could actually trust some of the launch dates given, P3E would 
already be in space by now.
73,
Michael ,W4HIJ
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From: "John Hackett" <archie.hackett@hotmail.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 6:25 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] A query.


>
> Hi all,
>         Does anyone have any current information on the whereabouts/state 
> of the SUMBANDILA (lit: 'pathfinder') satellite that was built by 
> Stellenbosch universdity. South Africa.
>
> The last I heard - (a year ago) - it had gone for "testing".
>
> This satellite with a 2m/70cm transponder was to be launched at the end of 
> 2006 ... then May 2007 ... it is now January 2008 and I can't recall 
> seeing any pertinent info: on any of the bulletin boards.
>
> If anyone has any 'recent' information I'd appreciate a hands-up.
>
> 73 John.   <la2qaa@amsat.org>
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