[amsat-bb] Re: FUNcube-1

m1a1fan at comcast.net m1a1fan at comcast.net
Wed Sep 4 13:01:03 PDT 2013

Congrats and good luck!
Ryan / N9SOX

At 18:52 04/09/2013, Graham Shirville wrote:>The AMSAT FUNcube team are delighted to be able >to announce that the FUNcube-1 CubeSat has now >completed all its final testing and been placed >into its launch POD. This work was completed >during a three day programme at the premises of >ISIS BV in Delft in the Netherlands and was >finished, on time, late this afternoon. >FUNcube-1 is actually the middle 1U CubeSat of >three sharing a 3U ISIPOD. It is sharing the >ISIPOD with ZACUBE-1 from South Africa and >HINcube from Norway. ZACube-1, in addition to >carrying VHF and UHF communications equipment >also has a 20 metre beacon which will operate on >14.099MHz This ISIPOD, with the spacecraft >inside, will be transported to Russia, early >next month,for launch and will eventually be >attached directly to the launch vehicle. >FUNcube-1 carries a U/V linear transponder and >the educational telemetry beacon using 1k2 BPSK >for school outreach purposes. The current launch >info has lift off scheduled for November 21st at >07:11:29 UTC Full intial orbit details and >TLE’s, together with decoding sofwtare will be >made available over the next few weeks best 73 >Graham G3VZV ­ Wouter PA33WEG ­ Jim G3WGM >________________________________________________ >Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. Opinions expressed >are those of the author. Not an AMSAT-NA member? >Join now to support the amateur satellite >program! Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb

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