[amsat-bb] CAMSAT announces mid-July launch with six U/V transponders

Douglas Phelps dphelps1 at ameritech.net
Sun May 24 00:32:56 UTC 2015

Woo Hoo
      From: Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
 To: 'AMSAT BB' <amsat-bb at amsat.org> 
 Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2015 3:36 PM
 Subject: [amsat-bb] CAMSAT announces mid-July launch with six U/V transponders
Alan Kung, BA1DU (CAMSAT CEO) recently sent AMSAT-NA a stunning press

“CAMSAT orchestrated CAS-3 amateur satellite system is now nearing
completion, six Chinese amateur satellites will be launched in mid-July,it
includes different weight category satellites, consists of a 20 kg, three 10
kg and two 1 kg satellites. All six satellites are equipped with
substantially the same amateur radio payloads, a U/V mode linear
transponder, a CW telemetry beacon and an AX.25 19.2k/9.6k baud GMSK
telemetry downlink are attached in each of the six satellites, each set of
amateur radio equipments has the same technical characteristics, but
operates on different frequencies of 70cm band uplink and 2m band

See http://www.amsat.org/?p=4181 for further details.

73, Drew KO4MA

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