[amsat-bb] Psat, BRICKsat,USS Langley Launch 16:00 UTC on 20 May

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Tue May 19 20:22:42 UTC 2015

Updated PSAT Launch announcement:

Launch window begins at 1600z 20 May 2015, from Florida into a 55 degree
inclined orbit.  We welcome radio amateurs worldwide to tune into the
downlinks and either IGate packets into the global APRS-IS system or email
to Bruninga at usna.edu.

We expect first PSAT telemetry at 1839z over Sydney and New Zealand
followed 1910z pass over the USA.   For any launch delay, slide these times
later.  Launch can delay up to 2.5 hours or so.

Operations via PSAT or PSK31 are not authorized until on-orbit checkout is
complete (may take many,many days).  Downlinks (one or more packets per

PSAT:                 145.825 MHz 1200 baud AX.25 APRS –

BRICsat:            437.975 MHz 9600 baud AX.25 packet telemetry

USS Langley:   437.475 MHz 9600 baud AX.25 packet telemetry

PSK31:               435.350 MHz FM PSK31 telemetry

Further info will be posted when available on the PSAT page above.


Bob Bruninga, WB4APR - USNA

Jin Kang, KB3UKS – USNA

Mirek Kasal, OK2AQ - Brno University

Tomas Urbanec, OK2PNQ  - Brno University

Petr Vagner, OK2CPV - Brno University

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