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

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 15:59:04 PDT 2011

At 09:07 AM 10/11/2011, Trevor . wrote:
>--- On Mon, 10/10/11, Tony Langdon <vk3jed at gmail.com> wrote: > Still 
>seems a strange choice of frequency, given that GSM > phones use 
>these frequencies in many parts of the world. ITU Region 1 seems to 
>be moving closer to permitting unlicensed low power use, RFID etc, 
>around 915-921 MHz  but as you say the rest is mobile phones. Given 
>there is no mechanism to command these Sprite ChipSats so they are 
>only on over the USA the use of 902 MHz would seem inapropriate. 73 
>Trevor M5AKA

Australia has allowed unlicenced low power devices in the range above 
915 MHz for some time, and they seem to coexist with GSM phones "next door".

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

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