[amsat-bb] Re: SkyCube CubeSat Proposes "Tweets from Space"

Geoff vk2tfg at ozemail.com.au
Thu Jun 21 00:52:32 PDT 2012

On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:45:05 pm Stefan Wagener wrote:
> Swatch had to cancel the mission after international protest and violating
> amateur radio rules.
> Stefan
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 7:34 PM, Bruce <kk5do at amsat.org> wrote:
> > i seem to remember a satellite with a swatch message of some sort. could
> > i donate $10,000 and get about 30 minutes of air time... pretty
> > inexpensive advertising compared to radio and tv time.
> >

AFAIK it was launched from MIR. When the "mission" was cancelled the crew 
tossed it over the side without turning it on.

73 de Geoff vk2tfg.

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