[amsat-bb] TubeSats: a victory?
ka3hsw at att.net
Mon Jan 24 16:57:56 PST 2011
Well, it appears that someone got through to Interorbital Systems: as of
today, they are no longer including a transceiver in the TubeSat kit, the
TubeSat web page clearly states that licensing is required, and "for
information about commercial operations from space", directs viewers to
contact the FCC. (They're still a little technically borderline on some of
their info, but WAY better than claiming that they're license-free!)
They even include a link to the IARU Amateur Satellite Specification
document (under "information about obtaining the required amateur radio
Interestingly, the price hasn't changed...
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