PSAT – PSK31 Satellite Transponder

PSAT – PSK31 Satellite Transponder

On Wednesday the 20th of May while away on the Isle of Mull, another group of satellites got launched into space, included in this military launch was PSAT a satellite which has onboard a APRS digi on 145.825 but a PSK transponder with a 10m uplink and 70cms downlink...
UK Space Agency – UKube-1 Cubesat

UK Space Agency – UKube-1 Cubesat

Tuesday the 8th July, saw the launch of the UK Space Agency 3u cubesat called UKube-1 built by Clydespace in Glasgow, what makes this satellite even more exciting is the fact it includes a set of Funcube-2 boards covering both STEM activities and a transponder for...
Funcube-1 (AO-73) Satellite

Funcube-1 (AO-73) Satellite

This last couple of days I’ve been a bit quiet on my site regarding the launch of the Funcube-1 (AO-73) satellite which launched last week by Amsat-UK / Amsat-NL, this isn’t due to lack of interest more just the fact I’ve been busy collecting telemetry and since the...
Satellite Antennas Replaced

Satellite Antennas Replaced

After returning from Ham Radio 2013 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, I had made my mind up that I was going to replace my satellite antennas (standard Diamond yagis) that I first purchased for satellite use with X-Quads from Wimo which I order on the day I returned. Sadly...