[amsat-bb] Galileo Satellite Launch - 1260 MHz

Trevor . m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Oct 21 03:48:12 PDT 2011

Two Galileo satellites have been put into orbit from the Russian Soyuz launch facility at Kourou in the Caribbean. 

They will transmit a broadband signal across 1260-1300 MHz that will raise the noise floor. They may also raise questions regarding long-term Amateur access to 1260-1300 MHz if consumer devices using that Galileo downlink were to come into widespread use. 

About 6 years ago Peter G3LTF looked at the potential interference to Galileo From 23cm Amateur Radio operations, you can read his thoughts here: 


73 Trevor M5AKA

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