[amsat-bb] OMOTENASHI UHF operation from the moon

Masahiro Arai m-arai at a.email.ne.jp
Tue Dec 13 16:26:25 UTC 2016

OMOTENASHI(Outstanding Moon exploration Technologies demonstrated by
Nano Semi-Hard Impactor) which is spacecraft by JAXA will UHF
operation from the moon.

OMOTENASHI is one of the CubeSats which will be carryied on NASA's new
SLS(Space Launch System) EM-1(Exploration Mission 1). The launch is
expected on 31th July 2018.
OMOTENASHI, 6U CubeSat consists of Orbiting module and Surface probe.
  Orbiting module and Surface probe will separate on the moon orbit and
  Surface probe will land on the moon. Surface probe will observe
radiation and soil environment of the moon surface.
Orbiting module and Surface probe have UHF TX. Frequency has just
coordinated as 437.310 and 437.410 MHz. They transmit CM/PSK/PM/PSK31
beacons with 1W.

check the following web site for detail

IARU Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordination STATUS REPORT

SLS EM-1 secondary payload OMOTENASHI

Masa  JN1GKZ     Tokyo Japan

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