[amsat-bb] Re: Edusat

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Wed Aug 17 05:51:04 PDT 2011

Hi Graham, G3VZV

Edusat has been built by students of the university "La Sapienza" in Roma
Italy but since no technical informations has been released and it transmit
only telemetry in GMSK when over Roma it seems that Edusat is not of
interest for the satellite amateur community but without the coordination
of the IARU Frequency Coordination Panel it seems that Edusat is another
bad strategy to use our frequency for private use without to pay for.



73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: <g.shirville at btinternet.com>
To: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 12:01 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Edusat

> Hi all,
> We understand that the Edusat spacecraft from Italy has been successfully
> launched today from Yasny on a DNEPR launcher.
> It has apparently been granted an experimental licence by the Italian
> Telecommunications Ministry to transmit on 435.750MHz but this frequency
> not submitted for coordination by the the IARU Frequency Coordination
> We understand that it may only be transmitting when over Rome and that it
> will use 9k6 GMSK
> 73
> Graham
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