[amsat-bb] Re: KickSat - a personal spacecraft of your own in space

JoAnne Maenpaa k9jkm at comcast.net
Mon Oct 10 11:49:46 PDT 2011

Hi George,

> Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't 900 MHz only allocated 
> for terrestrial use, worldwide?  I know that there's no amateur 
> satellite service allocation at 902 MHz...

The original Cornell Chipsat mission news release that mentioned they were
using 902 MHz was not an amateur radio mission. Not sure what other radio
service they qualified for. Cornell hoped that some "suitably equipped"
amateur earth stations would receive their signals, hence their request.

73 de JoAnne K9JKM
k9jkm at amsat.org 
Editor, AMSAT News Service

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