New Amateur Radio Satellites

New Amateur Radio Satellites

If you’re keen on amateur radio satellites you might have noticed that in the last two months there’s been an increase in satellites available to use on the 19th of September on a rocket from China saw the launch of a six satellites under the brand of CAS-2 all...
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...
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...
SSTV from the ISS this afternoon

SSTV from the ISS this afternoon

This afternoon it seems the ISS was doing some tests with SSTV on the 145.800 downlink at 15:30z I heard a strong carrier popup then half an  image was sent After this image there was a very strong constant carrier followed by a CW ID and another image. The empty...