[amsat-bb] Oscar 5 in SatMagazine

Trevor . m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 13 15:41:44 PDT 2009

The Oscar 5 satellite built by Australian Radio Amateurs at the end of the 60's is mentioned in the latest issue of SatMagazine 

The July/August issue of SatMagazine covers the Australian space program and mentions the work of Australian Radio Amateurs who built Oscar 5. The article on page 59 includes a picture of Oscar 5 which carried transmitters on 29.450 MHz and 144.050 MHz and was launched on January 23, 1970, into an orbit of 1435 x 1481 km with an inclination of 102.0 degrees. 

Ther July/Aug 2009 issue of SatMagazine is at  


73 Trevor M5AKA 
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