[aprssig] New AX.25 Satellite

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Feb 14 08:13:00 EST 2011

The KYsat will launch next week.  Im not sure of its primary mission, but it will have an AX25 T# telemetry beacon in APRS Format.  One beacon every 2.5 minutes...

Frequency: 436.790 MHz

Web page:

> As most of you know KySat-1, along with CubeSats
> from Montana State University and University of
> Colorado, will be launched into orbit from
> Vandenburg AFB on February 23 at 0809 UTC.  As with
> all satellite missions, for us, verifying operation
> and establishing communication early is critical to
> mission success.  With that we are coordinating the
> CalPoly and the GENSO network to track the CubeSats.
> I would also like to invite any other amateur
> radio operators to help up establish contact with
> KySat-1.  Information about the beacons, the
> mission, and the status of the mission can be found
> at the following link (web site still under
> construction but getting there and we wanted to get
> the word out):
> http://ssl.engineering.uky.edu/kysat1/
> Thanks,
> Daniel Erb, KJ4HVJ

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